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Anti-HIV Meds & Gingivitis/Periodontitis

What is the current information on which anti-hiv drugs, if any, cause or aggravate gingivitis or periodontitis? I'm currently on Viracept and Trizivir....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Gingivitis and periodontitis are common on the general population and perhaps more common and severe in HIV+ persons. In my experience gum problems usually get better with effective HIV treatment including with the drugs you are taking. Even more... Read more »

periodontal disease and hit

Hello,Prior to hiv, my gums and teeth were healthy. Now, I am suffering from receding and bleeding... Read more »

Did the meds cause periodontal disease

I thought I was exposed to HIV a year ago, so I started taking the meds right away. It left my... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Links Acid Produced From Gum Disease With HIV

A recent study conducted by researchers in Japan found that an acid produced in the mouth because of gum disease might promote the progression of HIV, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to the researchers, the study, which will be published in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

Introduction Oral Health and People With HIV Common Oral Conditions Conditions Found More Often in People With HIV Conditions Found Primarily in People With HIV Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction Most oral health problems can... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction People who are HIV positive face many challenges, including oral health problems. While most oral health problems are no different from the problems faced by people who are HIV-negative, there are some distinct differences. Further,... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV and the Mouth

Starting and Keeping Good Oral Health Disclosing Your HIV Status Oral Conditions of HIV Disease Abnormal Cell Growth Bacterial Infections Viral Infections Fungal Infections Concerns for HIV-Positive People Considering or Who Currently Have... Read more »
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Periodontitis y Candidiasis Oral

Posted by jucarucha
Hola, tengo 70 dias despues de una relacion de riesgo y ya tengo candidiasis oral con la lengua deforme en sus curvas y los dientes se me estan separando.
Alguien de ustedes me podria indicar si esto tiene correcion? No cumplo ni los 3 meses de la... Read more »

Infecting others

Posted by Anonymous
I have periodontal disease and a few years ago when I lived at home, I used to drink out of the carton of milk and put it back into the refrigerator. I am afraid that I have infected my father and sister. I have not had any risk factors in four... Read more »

I am almost certain I have HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
As weird as this sounds, I'm almost 100% sure I am HIV+ but I don't know for sure. I was tested in May 98 and I never got results back from my doctor. I know I could have called for my results but I could barely deal with getting the test, never... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »