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Manifestations Of Early Infection Of Hiv

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HOW EARLY CAN ORAL MANIFESTATIONS BEGIN?

HELLO, DOCTOR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL WORK. I'M SOMEWHAT CONFUSED BETWEEN ALL THE INFORMATION THAT IS AVAILABLE. SOME SOURCES SEEM TO INDICATE THAT PRIMARY INFECTION IS CHARACTARIZED ONLY BY FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS AND POSSIBLY A RASH. OTHER...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Actually, it is possible to have oral ulcers or even candidiasis during sero-conversion illness as well as the flu-like symptoms, rash etc. The patients that I see all have low T-cell counts (less than 200). These people are much more likely to... Read more »

are early manifestations permanent?

Helo Doc. please answer this question. your opinion is very important to me:What are the oral... Read more »

Neurological Manifestations

Dr Henry,What neurological disorders would manifest themselves early on in hiv infection.You have... Read more »
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hiv oral manifestations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
with the oral "issues" seen on hivdent would the other oral manifestations aside from oral candida and mouth ulcers be OI's? or would they to be something that would "sprout" early after seroconversion? Read more »

Oral manifestations

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible for a person to get oral manifestations like canker sores under the tongue 8 months after infection. My risk was unprotected vaginal sex. Took test at 5 weeks. negative result. Thank you. Read more »

Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »