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Painless Sores In Mouth And Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...through oral sex. What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? Syphilis can increase the risk of transmitting HIV. People with syphilis have a higher than average chance of being infected with HIV. Also, syphilis causes large, painless sores. It is easy for someone to be infected with HIV through syphilis sores. Herpes simplex infection (see Fact Sheet 508 ) also causes sores which assist infection with HIV. An active case of syphilis or...
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HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've no idea if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Well, now I am having all kinds of symptoms. They started 3 days after the encounter. First white spots on my lip (they are painless but have remained for 2.5 months), diarrhea for a few days, possible fever, but not sure if I was sweating from... Read more »

kissing (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010)

i went to a strip bar 6 weeks ago and was with a girl who twice gushed champagne in my mouth ....very small qty went straight inside ....not in my mouth for a second also and even kissed for less than three seconds ...no wet kissing in either case...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Well, now I am having all kinds of symptoms. They started 3 days after the encounter. First white spots on my lip (they are painless but have remained for 2.5 months), diarrhea for a few days, possible fever, but not sure if I was sweating from... Read more »

hiv throgh champagne kiss

Hi thanks for ur reply it makes me feel much better ... Just wanted to Know whether this warrants a test at three months ... I took one at 10 days out of fear which was negative
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Well, now I am having all kinds of symptoms. They started 3 days after the encounter. First white spots on my lip (they are painless but have remained for 2.5 months), diarrhea for a few days, possible fever, but not sure if I was sweating from... Read more »

a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

I recently had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Bangkok(a fairly well-known hotbed for HIV/AIDS). About 11 days after my encounter, i began experiencing a very mild sore throat which seemed to only bother me when i woke up first thing in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected. The bottom line is that you put yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV, by having unprotected sex and consequently Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...This can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Hairy Leukoplakia This is an irritation that usually shows up as painless, fuzzy white patches on the side of the tongue. It can be an early sign of HIV infection. Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) ... 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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum... Read more »
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Mouth Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everytime i eat pizza i get them and i never did before, and sometimesi get these weird burning kind of tingling feeling in my mouth but it feels like a canker sore but it only lasts 5-10 minutes maybe a bit longer and when i get canker sores... Read more »

weird mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the dentist, but can never get in within the 48 hours that I have these things. I also have tonsilitis, and weird bumps in my mouth that have been there for about a month. THe doc siad they are related to the tonsilitis, but I recently found some... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected Read more »

retest?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...month period since i have had 3 cold sore outbreaks, 2 within 1 month of each other. i have also developed dry mouth, along with painless sores that develop almost once a month on the edge of my tongue. sometimes painful sores the size and shape... Read more »