How Do You Tell If You Have Oral Warts

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Oral warts

I am currently dealing with HPV presented as oral warts. I have spoken with a dentist and my HIV doctor but nobody seams to have a clear way to address this problem. I am very self-conscious about them since two are near my lower lip and can be...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.If you were my patient, I'd be consulting a dermatologist. There are at least a couple of therapeutic approaches, the first to use cyrotherapy (freezing), the other to use a medication like Aldara.Best of luck, BY Read more »

Oral Warts and Kissing

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Oral Warts?

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The Center for AIDS

Oral Warts in HIV-Infected Individuals

...simplex infections, oral hairy leukoplakia, varicella-zoster infections, cytomegalovirus infections and oral warts. While the development of new antiretroviral therapies for the management of HIV infection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Virus That Causes Genital Warts Linked to Oral Cancer: Study

A new study suggests human papillomavirus (HPV) could be behind a rise in oropharyngeal (head and neck) squamous cell cancer cases in the United States and in some northern European countries, and that changing sexual behaviors could be the reason.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...(periodontitis) Hairy leukoplakia Kaposi's Sarcoma Enlarged saliva glands Shingles (herpes zoster) Oral warts (human papillomavirus): Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Many people with HIV have dry mouth. They don't make... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Oral Health is Vital for People With HIV

... Candidiasis Gingivitis Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Oral Warts Kaposi's Sarcoma Preventionis Important Dental Services in Los Angeles County for People with HIV/AIDS Approximately Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...-ve elisa and DNA PCR taken in the past 4 months. Tons of symptoms within the last year or so.... candida interigo rash, HPV oral warts, proximal toe nail fungus, extreme weight loss and on and on and on..... Any thoughts??? Any tests... Read more »

Worried Well?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...counts are low which I understand can be normal but I have geographic tongue, thrush, cavities in my teeth all the time, an oral wart and leukoplakia on the sides of my tongue and roof of my mouth. These syptoms present themselves ten years after... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've read somewhere that if you already have an std you are more susceptible to contracting HIV. Is this true? I think I have a genital wart, and I performed oral sex on someone. Does that raise my chances? Seems like a dumb question, but I dont... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a possible exposure about 6 weeks ago. I had a women who give me oral sex. Since that time I have a wart in my rear. I have been to the doctor and he saids it not aids. I had a test at 29 days and it was negative. I have not had any fever. I... Read more »
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