Oral Ulcers After Open Mouth Kissing 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.

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...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, 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 »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Limited Course of Thalidomide Effective in Treating AIDS-Related Mouth Ulcers

... Thalidomide effectively heals severe mouth and throat ulcers in people with HIV infection, according to a study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Kiss Was Big Help in Spreading Word on AIDS

...Pentecostal church and standing up to her 51-year-old husband when she wanted to go public with her condition. Then the president kissed her on the cheek. That image went around the world, drawing more attention to the princess and giving her... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

"Kiss My Access": Community Envoy to Food and Drug Panel Urges Caution in Approving New Anti-HIV Therapueutics and in Providing Early Access

...The FDA recently convened hearings regarding its Accelerated Approval program and the future use of changes in plasma HIV-RNA as surrogate endpoints in AIDS clinical trials (September 6-7, 1995). TAG's Peter Staley, representing the National Task Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's... Read more »
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