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How Do I Treat Aphthous Ulcer

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What are these sores in my mouth & on my butt?

I'm a little over 3 years positive. This whole time I have been experiencing horrible sores & skin issues & can't seem to get an answer or resolution from my dr's. The worst is my butt - I get bright red pimple like sores all over my butt (I have...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...outbreak and/or prevent recurrence.Another cause of rectal and oral painful ulcers are aphthous ulcers. They are basically canker sores and can happen to those with HIV - usually with low CD4 counts. Biopsy and culture of these sores are... Read more »

Oral Aphthous Ulcers Management

This isn't really a question so much as a comment. After many years of suffering with oral apthous... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and HIV Infection

Dear Rick, I had a negative Elisa 18 weeks after last possible exposure. I am concerned that I... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...candidiasis; the difference is that while oral candidiasis can be wiped off, hairy leukoplakia cannot be wiped off. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (Canker Sores) Apthous stomatitis is a common condition for all patients, irrespective of their... Read more »
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Immune-Based Therapy

...abstract Thalidomide, a selective inhibitor of monocyte TNF-alpha production, is used in HIV-infected patients to treat aphthous ulcers and wasting. It has also been studied for its use as an immunomodulator to augment HIV therapies. This... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...antifungal medication available in the likely event that the infection recurs, particularly if immune suppression does not improve. Aphthous Stomatitis Aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) is a common condition regardless of HIV status. In... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...dapsone (sometimes used for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis), thalidomide (infrequently used to treat aphthous ulcers, or canker sores), isoniazid and ethambutol (tuberculosis drugs), and certain cancer chemotherapy agents (for example,... Read more »
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Aphthous Ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Guys, I've heard "aphthous ulcers" and other mouth ulcers are common in HIV. Are they painful? Is it possible to have some without noticing them? Are they easy Read more »

canker sore

Posted by worried42, 1 Reply
...perform oral sex on me this year, not all at once! and kissed 3 of them. I don't suck myself or have any anal sex but i have had canker sore on my tongue, really worried. Have gone for a full sexual health test, have to wait 3 weeks for the... Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »