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Mouth Sores And Hiv

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Mouth sores and Sustiva

I recently started Sustiva + Epzicom,after years of Kaletra + something (I couldn't take the diahri anymore).I've read that most side effects go away soon enough, but what about the change in taste and mousth sores that i'm experiencing?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Change in taste could be due to the efavirenz. If so then usually will dimimish over first 2-4 weeks. Mouth sores are not particularly common as a direct effect of either of your HIV meds. An exam to determine if you have herpes or aphthous Read more »

mouth sores

I am HIV positive CD4 503 30 CD4 percentage and Viral Load 77. I continue to get open sores since... Read more »

HIV transfer

I have been curious to know about these things lately. If a HIV person has mouth sores, can he... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...There are things you can do to reduce the risk associated with oralsex: Don't have oral sex if you or your partner have mouth sores (such as oralherpes lesions). Look at your partner's genitals for lesions (cuts or scrapes). ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, see Fact Sheet 515 ) For women, smoking can increase the... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...in sense of taste; constipation; depression; diarrhea; dizziness; eczema; gas; generalized muscle pain or weakness; headache; mouth sores; nausea; stomach pain; vomiting; trouble sleeping; numbness, pain, or tingling in the hands or feet; rash;... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...is very toxic. It suppresses the immune system. It can cause nausea, vomiting, fatigue, diarrhea, swollen and sensitive gums, mouth sores, hair loss, and numbness or tingling in the feet or hands. Chemo also damages bone marrow. This can cause... Read more »
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Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with Read more »

Mouth Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
OMG.... Im getting these cankersores all the time, everytime i eat pizza i get them and i never did before, and sometimesi get these weird burning kind of tingling feeling in my mouth but it feels like a canker sore but it only lasts 5-10 minutes... Read more »

weird mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I keep getting sores on my gums that come and go within 48 hors, they are tender but not painful, and not like the canker sores I sometimes get. I've been to the dentist, but can never get in within the 48 hours that I have these things. I also have... Read more »

MOUTH SORES

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would like to know if anyone can tell me if its possible to have only 1 symptom of hiv such as sore gums with white spots for more than 3yrs with no other symptoms. or after that long would i be showing more than Read more »