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How To Treat Aphthous Ulcer And HIV

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Canker Sores and HIV Infection

I'm at the end of my rope! I've been HIV+ for 5 1/2 years, and have always have very good numbers. High T-cells, always over 600... low viral load, always under 10,000. Four months ago, I actually had an undetectable viral load - and I have never...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cancer sores (aphthous ulcers) are fairly common in general population (and often frustrating) and are likely more common in HIV+ persons even with good CD4 Read more »

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... 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 »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...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 HIV-positive individuals the ulcers, or sores, may... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

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

...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 HIV status. ( Color... 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 »
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CD4 and CD8 T-Cell Responses

...Haslett, S. W. Zhu, W. Hanekom, and G. KaplanHaslett View the original abstract Thalidomide is used to treat HIV-related aphthous ulcers in the mouth and esophagus, and also may have a role in the treatment of the wasting syndrome. An... 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 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 »

Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? Read more »