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Oral Ulcers After Having Sex During Period Sign Of HIV AIDS

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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
...immune health. You need to be talking to your doctor about HIV medications and other preventive medications now.That said, mouth ulcers are usually herpes (HSV) or apthous (canker sores). Antibody testing or culture of the ulcer can distinguish... 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 »

Mouth Ulcers and HIV Infection

Dear Rick, I had a negative Elisa 18 weeks after last possible exposure. I am concerned that I... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...(PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is... 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 »

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 »

My situation--please read and respond!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I felt fine. Now I've got an ulcer in my mouth and am freaking out. Do ARS symptoms come and go when one is in the "window period?" How likely is the transmission of HIV through oral sex on a female? 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 Read more »