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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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Shared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)

About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend twice in one night. Now I am feeling extremely worried that I could have contracted HIV, Hep C, or Hep B. How much of a risk did I put myself at? I don't recall noticing any blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk is theoretical. I'll post below the summary of a very recently published article that supports the theoretical risk that hepatitis C could be transmitted via a rolled Ben Franklin.Your risk from snorting only twice and not noticing any blood... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers

CD4 27 with VL 160k. Totally healthy other than mouth ulcers occurring regularly. Is there anything I can do to prevent or get rid of them?Is there a danger from having these ulcers?Thank you. Your time and knowledge is greatly appreciated by all of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...improving immune function can decrease their significance.Usually, there's no great medical harm (other than pain) from having the oral ulcers- but you do need to talk to you doctor. Sooner, rather than later.BY Read more »

mouth ulcers??

hi doctor Young, Mr. Young i wrote this concerning mouth ulcers do people who get mouth ulcers caused by HIV usually get more than one? And when usually does thrush and mouth ulcers occur?Thank you very much you and the other doctors don't realize...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Persons with HIV infection can and to get oral ulcerations-- often herpes infection, other times aphthous ulcerations (canker sores). Like other minor complications of HIV they Read more »

Bleeding Gum & Mouth Ulcer

Dr. Reznik,My gum bleeds frequently each time I brushed my teeth. Is it OK if I shared toothpaste with others? What is the risk level of AIDS transmission. On another occasion, I had mouth ulcer and bleeding gum, then I may have eaten a piece of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Sharing toothpaste should not be a concern. Personally I do not recommend sharing a toothbrush regardless of a person's HIV status.Take Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Prisoner Unlocks Hepatitis C Epidemic

...he did not have HIV. But it took four years before Lassen, who was convicted of assault, was told he had tested positive for hepatitis C. The physician who revealed the diagnosis held out little hope for treatment and no explanation of why prison... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...(CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous
...Since a couple of days (end of week5), I am developping mouth ulcers which are not painful and go away after 1 or 2 days. Is this related to ars or to stress ( I am so stressed that I do not eat Read more »

Oral sex and mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...However, over the past week weeks I have been experiencing discomfort under my tongue and have discovered that I have a small mouth ulcer on the underside of my tongue and I am now freaking out. Can HIV be passed from oral sex (didn't... Read more »