Risk Of HIV Transmission From Canker Sore

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canker sores

How dangerous are Canker Sores with Oral Sex(MtoM)? I was always told they were only a blister, not an open soar.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is not clear what causes apthous ulcers (canker sores). Apthous ulcers are small, painful, and shallow sores that can appear white or gray surrounded by a red halo. They usually Read more »

Ulcer on the uvula (Canker sores)

Dear doctorI have for the past month has one ulcer after another.Some on the inside of my... Read more »

Proof that answers are in the archives

Dr. Bob,Here is some proof that people can find their answers in the archives:Q1: I know that oral... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...sores) is a common condition regardless of HIV status. In HIV-positive individuals the ulcers, or sores, may be slow to heal, and aphthous ulcers minor are more likely to become aphthous ulcers major. The difference between the two relates to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...job.Lamivudine alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Lamivudine comes in liquid and... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS

...either partner has cuts or sores, such as those caused by sexually transmitted infections (STIs), recent tooth-brushing, or canker sores, which can allow the virus to enter the bloodstream. Sharing needles or syringes with someone who is HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...age, lower CD4 count, and higher viral load were associated with development of DSPN. The use of d4T slightly increased the risk of DSPN; however, earlier initiation of HAART -- even a regimen including d4T -- provided more protection against... Read more »