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Odds Of Infection Sore In Mouth

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mouth infection and anemia

Hi doctor Bob,Congratulation for your good work. I wrote to you 6 years ago for a possible hiv infection. At that time, I was seronegative but time passed and discovered that I was positive recently. I am canadian originally from north africa but I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Infections can be associated with fatigue. However, there are many other potential underlying causes of HIV-associated fatigue. Review the Read more »

Oral Sex Infection Through The Lining of the Mouth??

Dr. Bob,This is the second time I am asking you this question. I have been so upset. I am a hetero... Read more »

Chronic yeast infections of the mouth

How common is it for women to have a chronic(6 months)yeast infection of the mouth? The infection... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4 cells. See Fact Sheet 501 . ... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...found in the body generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Possible infection?

Posted by 5821soul, 1 Reply
...previous sex act 2 days before, The oral sex act was only for a couple of second. I did not noticed any blood on the person mouth...Is there a risk to get infected? thanks... Read more »


Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...caught it from oral transmission. We use lube and condoms for anal sex, but what protected apart from saliva do we have for our mouths. How healthy are our gums, how often do we bite our tongue whilst eating, what gum damage do we cause when... Read more »

Infection from Pre-cum

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If by chance you were exposed to pre-cum and was infected, would you seroconvert later than if you were infected by semen? What are the chances of being infected by precum with only one exposure? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...any facts about how HSV-2 is transmitted? I have read that it can be contracted from genital to genital, and from genital to mouth - But what if I receive oral from a girl... Can she pass HSV2 from her mouth to my genitals? Read more »