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Is Sore On Mouth An Early Sign Of HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no symptoms. Fact Sheet 103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune system responds. During this time, you won't test positive for HIV, but you can infect other people. ...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected.If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »

Mouth Sores

A month ago my VL was 250000 and my cd4 was 250. Doctor put me on Atripla. I noticed that I get mouth sores all the time. They come and go as I use over the counter medication. I had them under control but now I got this flu from hell and I got the...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...noted above, it is common for flares of HIV signs and symptoms, and HIV-related opportunistic infections, to occur during the early phase of ART. Mouth sores can also accompany some skin rashes and other skin conditions, and can occur as side... Read more »

neurosyphilis

Poz 10 years tcells 699 vl under 50 having myriad of symptoms my question is it possible being hiv poz to skip early stages of syphilis and go directly to neurosyphilis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...monitor the response to syphilis treatment can sometimes be difficult to interpret in HIV-poz folks. You wouldn't "skip the early stages of syphilis" because you are HIV infected, however the early stages can be missed or unrecognized no matter... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected. If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? In the early years of the HIV epidemic, dentists were often the first health professionals to notice signs of a weak immune... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...populations more often or severely. What Does the Research Show? The research on predicting and diagnosing IRIS is still in its early stage, though more discovery releases new information every few months. Below is some recent study... Read more »
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Opportunistic Infections

...then you have AIDS. The list is available at www.thebody.com/content/art14002.html . What Are the Most Common OIs? In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, OIs caused a lot of sickness and deaths. Once people started taking strong... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...women with HIV who are sexually active may want to have a regular Pap smear, anal and/or vaginal, to check for abnormal cells or early signs of warts. A positive result can be followed up to see if treatment is needed. Two vaccines have been... Read more »
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Im Worried That im Infected With Something

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
...its a little white. as i said before im a BIG hypocondract. and i worrie about every health issue. i was wondering if i had an early stage of HIV. all this has recently appeared about 3-5 days ago. And I had Sexual Intercourse with my new partner... Read more »

HELP--Early ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sore throat and cough. My husband got a bronchial infection 2 days after that. 5 days post exposure have an open sore in my mouth. When do ARS Symptoms start? Read more »

Red Band

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a question. Would people in the early stages of HIV(first year) get this red band gingivitus? or is it only it advanced stages of the illness? the reason I ask is because Read more »

Single Exposure Unprotected Oral Sex w/ TS Escort

Posted by ScaredToDeathNow, 1 Reply
...him oral sex. I also examined his penis and saw no sign of sores or any other common signs of STDs. At this time it is too early to be tested for HIV and I am so worried about bringing something back home to my spouse. At this point I feel my... Read more »