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Oral Manifestations Of Hiv Infection

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hiv oral manifestations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
with the oral "issues" seen on hivdent would the other oral manifestations aside from oral candida and mouth ulcers be OI's? or would they to be something that would "sprout" early after seroconversion? Read more »

Oral manifestations

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible for a person to get oral manifestations like canker sores under the tongue 8 months after infection. My risk was unprotected vaginal sex. Took test at 5 weeks. negative result. Thank you. Read more »

oral manifestations

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Can a dentist diagnose Hiv from tonsils and throat problems? Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

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1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »

HIV Infection Through Oral Sex

Posted by MattD, 2 Replies
Hey all,

I'm looking to get some information on HIV transmission through oral sex (I performed oral sex). Over the last few months I've had unprotected oral sex with several partners. From what they have told me they are HIV-, but I'm concerned that... Read more »
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Oral Manifest

Is lichen planus a manifestation of hiv? I am not sure, but I think I may have it. I have not had any fever or anything just the lesions with white rings around them and my tongue is painful at times....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Lichen planus is a common problem and is not particularly associated with HIV infection.... Read more »

HOW EARLY CAN ORAL MANIFESTATIONS BEGIN?

HELLO, DOCTOR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL WORK. I'M SOMEWHAT CONFUSED BETWEEN ALL THE INFORMATION THAT IS AVAILABLE. SOME SOURCES SEEM TO INDICATE THAT PRIMARY INFECTION IS CHARACTARIZED ONLY BY FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS AND POSSIBLY A RASH. OTHER...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Actually, it is possible to have oral ulcers or even candidiasis during sero-conversion illness as well as the flu-like symptoms, rash etc. The patients that I see all have low T-cell counts (less than 200). These people are much more likely to... Read more »

unbearable fatigue and oral manifestation

Dear Robert,Thank you very much for providing your assistance and always prompt reply. I commend you on your unreserved dedication to help us. i was infected 4 yrs ago, not on any medication, cd4 count in sept was 1100, 43 ratio, last viral load in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Andy,The decision of if and when to start taking anti-HIV medications is a very important one. Your last CD4 count in Sept. was excellent at 1100. Your viral load from June was non-detectable (less than 400). At this point, your symptoms are... Read more »

Different manifestation of a common primary HIV infection symptom?

Dear Dr,Thank you from the bottom of my heart that you have been stretching your helping hands to those who desperately need some answers. I posted a question about couple weeks ago but went unanswered. I would appreciate it if you could kindly read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried Soul,As I hope you and our other readers know this Forum is dedicated to questions pertaining to HIV-related Fatigue and Anemia, questions pertaining to possible infection should be directed to our forum on Safe Sex, Prevention, and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Patients' Discussion of Oral Health With Their HIV Primary Care Providers in Miami, Florida

During the course of their infection, more than 90 percent of persons living with HIV will have at least one oral manifestation of HIV disease. Given this prevalence, and the fact that clinically significant manifestations of oral disease may affect... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Disclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Summary Introduction How to Use the Information in This Report Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on the Incidence and Management of OIs Initiation of ART in the Setting of an Acute OI (Treatment-Naive Patients) Management of Acute OIs in the... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Primary HIV Infection

Primary HIV infection (PHI) refers to the period of time immediately after initial infection, which is characterized by a prolific phase in viral replication (sometimes up to one million copies of virus) and an acute drop in the CD4 count. However,... Read more »