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Aphthous ulcerations

You talk about Aphthous ulcerations, what is this and what causes it? What does it look like and which treatment is recommended?Thank you for taking time!/Stefan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Stephan:As much as we know about conditions within the oral cavity, the cause of aphthous ulcerations remain a mystery. We do know a great deal concerning the clinical presentation which would be an ulcer on non-keratinized or non-fixed tissues... Read more »

aphthous ulcer

Doc,I recently had an apthous ulcer in my mouth for the first time no other sumptoms. Could this be... Read more »

Oral Aphthous Ulcers Management

This isn't really a question so much as a comment. After many years of suffering with oral... Read more »
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Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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Condoms' Effectiveness in Preventing STDs, Including HIV, at Center of Debate on Revising Package Labels

The effectiveness of condoms in preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is at the center of a debate on whether to revise the products' packaging labels to include information about their limits in disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk Sexual Behavior in Men Attending a Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic in Durban, South Africa

At the outset of the local HIV epidemic in 1988-89, a study of Durban men with genital ulcer disease (GUD) found that 36 percent continued with sexual intercourse despite having symptoms. The authors undertook the present study to determine whether... 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 to feel in the mouth? What do they feel like?

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Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have had an ulcer on the inside of my top lip. Read more »

Obsession Continues - Mouth/Gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
1) If I had an aphthous ulcer in the mouth, would I be able to tell? Is it painful?

2) At the back of my gums (on the side where the tongue is) I have red lines of capillaries, rather thick, going from teeth to tongue. What are they? Can someone... Read more »

ulcer on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is this a bad sign??

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