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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...not be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug and Food...
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Radiesse or Sculptra

Dear Dr. P,I was wondering if one is preferred over the other. The costs seems to be about the same but it looks like they can perform a more complete filler with the radiesse in one session vs sculptra. Is this correct? Do you have a preference...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...and my personal preference is to use them in combination. Let me explain why. Radiesse works right away and most people with lipoatrophy would like to have their face restored yesterday, not 6 months from now. Radiesse also appears to be more... Read more »

bio alcamid

i had bio alcamid injected about an inch under each eye and on each side of my mouthto correct naso labial folds however, after about a month my left chin swelled up -was aspirated three or four times and leaked for about four months and then left...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have no comments based on good published data. You describe the down side of some patient responses to plastic surgery approaches to addressing fat loss. If any reader has any comments please post. KH Read more »

Worried Medical Student!!!!!!

Dr FrascinoA few days ago whiled in clinic, I was debriding a blister at the bottom of an HIV+ pt, some how a small amount/droplet(even small then normal droplet) of blister fluid landed on my face. I am worried because im not to sure if it might...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello James,You did the correct thing in reporting your incident to your attending physician. I agree with his assessment and advice: no HIV risk. Neither HIV testing nor PEP is warranted.Dr. Bob Read more »

Transparent 'blisters' inside under lip (mouth)

Dear doc, I have small blisters (transparent) inside my mouth, behind my under lip. Under my tongue are also rough pieces of 'meat', it looks more irregular than normal. Do you think these spots are OI? Is it usual?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You don't say whether you are HIV+ or not, but assuming you are, these transparent blisters could be herpes. The "rough" spots are hard to figure out from your description, and you don't say whether any of these problems is painful or hoe long it's... Read more »
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An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

...this medicine include depression, diarrhea, mild skin rash, nausea, numbness of the hands or feet, numbness of the mouth or lips, stomach pain, unusual sense of taste, unusual tiredness, mood changes, and vomiting. Individuals should tell a... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

... Shaking/chills Cough that produces rust colored or greenish mucus Increased breathing and pulse rate Bluish colored lips or nails Treatment: Bacterial pneumonias are almost always easily treatable with antibiotics Prevention: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...crack or crystal meth may also be a co-factor in transmission of HIV because it can cause severe burns or cuts on the mouth and lips. These cuts or burns can serve as a transmission site for HIV or other blood-borne infections during oral sex or... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...on a 2 guy hookup after that,This was three weeks ago. the past 2 days now I have sores in my throat like strep ,blisters on lips and a lot of diarrhea .I have asked others and say its not HIV just nervousness.Ive heard you cant get anything... Read more »

Fuegos labiales

Posted by Luis1288, 2 Replies
...SON LOS FUEGOS LABIALES SINTOMAS DE vih? ES solo una duda porque ultimamente me han aparecido muchos fuegos labiales, por su tiempo gracias Read more »

Gay man peeling lips oral sex risk

Posted by James99, 1 Reply
...I'm a gay man and I constantly peel skin off of my outer lips, some times without noticing it just because they're so chapped. If i gave oral sex to another guy without knowing his status Read more »

Labios Sangrando

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hola Dr Urkie. Ayer amaneci con los labios medio calcomidos, como cuando te pica algun insecto. El labio inferior tiene varias de esas aperturas y siento un poco de ardor Read more »