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If I Have Aphthous Ulcer Do I Have Hiv

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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.

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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 »

aphthous ulcer

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

aphthous ulcers in mouth

In two phenotype tests, a year apart, I show general resistance to all available anti-HIV meds.... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque du Soleil Offers to Rehire HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

Cirque du Soleil on Friday said that it will offer to rehire an HIV-positive gymnast who was fired in spring 2003 because of concerns that his HIV-positive status could endanger other performers, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los... 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 »
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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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HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, I raised my head & found someone's blood (certainly not mine) mixed with... Read more »

IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

Gastric ulcer

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
Hello, I had a HIV combi test at 14 weeks after risk that was negative. Now my doctor thinks I might have a infection in my stomach (ulcus ventriculi). This problem would be about 4-5 months old and in the time line of those weeks. Is the test... Read more »