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Mouth Ulcers and HIV Infection

Dear Rick, I had a negative Elisa 18 weeks after last possible exposure. I am concerned that I still may be HIV positive since I have had unusual reoccurrences of mouth ulcers in the past three or four months. Are mouth ulcers a sympton of HIV. I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Mouth ulcers known as canker sores or aphthousulcers, can be found in anyone, regardless of whether they are HIV positiveor not. Persons Read more »

mouth ulcers, Any relationship to HIV??

Just went for blood tests in Dec 03, CD 565.I have developed mouth ulcers which are very... Read more »

HIV thro' mouth ulcer ?

After my meal, I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth. I squirted some hand-soap & proceeded to... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Limited Course of Thalidomide Effective in Treating AIDS-Related Mouth Ulcers

...eating can be excruciatingly painful, which exacerbates wasting and debilitation," says Division of AIDS Director Jack Y. Killen, M.D. "Thalidomide is the first treatment shown in a... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Taking Thalidomide for HIV-Related Oral Ulcers and Weight Loss

...useful, but can cause serious side effects. Doses ranged from 50 mg to 400 mg/day. In this review, 22 men and 3 women got rid of oral ulcers in two weeks. Half got rid of the ulcers permanently. Others got their ulcers back one to five months... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...the flu. When either person has open sores that get exposed to infected fluids. These could be cold sores, genital herpes, mouth ulcers, syphilis sores, or other cuts or breaks in the skin. When there is exposure to infected blood . When... Read more »
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Recognition and Management of the Most Common Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection

...Contents Candidiasis (Thrush) Hairy Leukoplakia (HL) Coated Tongue Periodontal (Gum) Problems Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Oral Ulcerations Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Resources It has been estimated that 90% of people with HIV disease... Read more »
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HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...opened easily. Hence, after having applied some of it on my hands, washed it then I rinsed my mouth and in that process, the HIV virus may have gotten in my blood stream via my mouth. 2. Some tap water splashed against the blood &... Read more »

Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have Read more »

Oral, ulcer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Help! I had unprotected oral sex (receptive) with a man. I had some ulcers on my palate...that I thought were healed. When I got home I brushed them really hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and Strip Clubs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the talk about mouth ulcers has me really worried. I wnt to a strip club about two weeks ago and ended up sucking on a woman's nipple for a few minutes. Read more »