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Oral Ulcers Could I Have AIDS

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Oral Ulcers

I do get minor aphthous ulcers, does this mean I am infected with HIV or can this be caused by other things?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Whereas we do see aphthous ulcerations in people living with HIV/AIDS, by mo means is this a tool we use in the diagnosis of this disease. Aphthous ulcers are *very common* in HIV negative individuals. The main difference we see is that these ulcers... Read more »

Can you get HIV if you perform French Kiss with someone who is HIV+ with oral ulcer as well?

I recently kissed someone whom I just met and during that time I had one oral ulcer on my tongue... Read more »

mouth ulcer and oral sex

Hi Richard,Please help me, I am kind of freaking out!! What are the chances to contract AIDS from... Read more »
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Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do mouth ulcers look and feel like? Are they like the kind you get after eating too many acidy foods or sour/salty foods? I get those about once a month or every two months but Im not really sure if its from the food/ candy or something else.. 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 hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood after... Read more »

Oral sex and mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Few days ago I had protected sex with a partner of unknown status. We also had unprotected oral sex.

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... Read more »

Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have had an ulcer on the inside of my top lip. Read more »