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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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Oral sex and mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Few days ago I had protected sex with a partner of unknown status. We also had unprotected oral sex.

However, over the past week weeks I have been experiencing discomfort under my tongue and have discovered that I have a small mouth ulcer on the... Read more »

genital ulceration days after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everybody.

I am a guy who made a major mistake and had unprotected sex with a woman 3 weeks ago who I did not know. It did not last long... I ejaculated after about 30 seconds or so. Then I washed thoroughly. When I got home I rubbed an... Read more »

Herpetic ulcer in the mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. Im 26 years old female from Western Europe.
I had unproteceted sex with someone several times. Since then I think i m living a nightmare. Every symptom that happens to my body i think its hiv. I'm a hypochondriac person anyway and i... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »
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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 ars? What else could cause this? thanks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV- people can get aphthous ulcers also. No one knows what causes aphthae. If you're worried about HIV, get tested.... 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 ulcers (canker sores), I found a way to manage them that really worked for me. First, I changed to Biotene toothpaste, that lacks sodium lauryl...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Thanks for the great comment. You make a number of key points for the approach to oral aphthous ulcers. It is important to keep the mouth moist and clean, and avoid any substances that exacerbate the problem for you. Thereafter, it is a matter of... Read more »

Frequent aphthous ulcers and styes signs of my hiv progression?

My cd4 results in March was 592 and viral load undetectable. Since then i suffered from numerous mild infections (cold with a fever,an aphthous ulcer, some stomach-bowel dysfunction,4 styes in one eye)and now i have developed an ugly stye in my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Neither aphthous ulcers nor a stye are necessarily indicators of a declining immune system. The sores could simply be the result of the multiple colds or even something as innocuous as stress. One should be sure that... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque du Soleil Agrees to Pay $600,000 to HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday announced that Cirque du Soleil has agreed to pay $600,000 to a gymnast who was fired because of his HIV-positive status, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los Angeles Times , 4/23).... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Matthew Cusick -- Performance Extraordinaire

By now you've probably heard the familiar story of gay gymnast Matthew Cusick, fired by Cirque du Soleil in 2003 because he was HIV-positive. Cusick, at the time training for the Las Vegas show Mystere, had disclosed to Cirque his status eight... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Cirque du Soleil Unlawfully Denied Gymnast "Dream Job" Because He Has HIV, Lambda Legal Says in Federal Discrimination Complaint

Los Angeles -- Arguing that Cirque du Soleil violated state and federal laws by denying a highly qualified gymnast an integral part in its "Mystere" show this spring, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund filed a federal discrimination complaint... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

CROI 2014: HIV Prevention and the PARTNERS Study (Video)

Gus Cairns of NAM/aidsmap.com sat down with Beryl Koblin, Susan Buchbinder and Matt Golden to talk about the factors influencing the success of HIV prevention and, in particular, about the PARTNERS study, which was presented at CROI 2014. That study... Read more »