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Periodontitis Hiv

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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 Read more »

Periodontal Disease

I am recently diagnosed positive (3/08) and have severe periodontal problems. Given the number of... Read more »

Periodontal desease & swollen Glands on the face

Hi Doc Vergel; I have had HIV since '86, and also have inherited Periodontal disease, I've gone to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Links Acid Produced From Gum Disease With HIV

...the gum disease-causing bacteria and butyric acid. Ochiai said, "Serious periodontal disease could lead to the development (of AIDS) among HIV-positive people ... although the probability largely depends on individual physical strength." He adds... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy leukoplakia Kaposi's Sarcoma Enlarged saliva glands Shingles (herpes zoster) ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prechewed Infant Food May Transmit AIDS Virus

... A new medical report offers evidence of infants being infected with HIV by eating premasticated food chewed by HIV-positive caregivers. Prechewing food for infants, usually during the weaning period, Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, March 12, 2009

..."sincere religious belief or moral conviction." (Article from the Washington Post)   Obama Aims to Boost Domestic HIV/AIDS Spending in 2010 Despite the tough economic times, could things be looking up for HIV funding in the United... Read more »
Connect With Others

Free dental?

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
...I heard you get free dental in the uk if you have the hiv, does anyone know how true this is? Read more »

Risk assessement please, am so so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

risk assessement please, i am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

any experts ?

Posted by GPPG, 1 Reply
...Folliculitis, Acne on face. Other dermatological manifestations.Easily bruising. Sore throats, on and off. Diagnostic Tests HIV 1 & 2 unreactive week 1, 3, 5, 13, 23 after exposure oraquick week 6 non reactive. RT-PCR <50 copies week... Read more »