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Is Aphthous Ulcer Contagious

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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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New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
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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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Marilyn Howell -- My Thoughts

One year ago, I went with my husband to my doctor's to check on what we were told might be a peptic ulcer. September 23, 1997, I was told I had acquired immune deficiency syndrome, but the good news was I did not have an ulcer. Evidently, I figured... 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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ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do mouth ulcers look and feel like? Are they like the kind you get after eating too many acidy foods or sour/salty foods? I get those about once a month or every two months but Im not really sure if its from the food/ candy or something else.. Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »