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Risk Of Canker Sore

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Oral sex with a canker sore (donation for answer)

Hi Dr. Bob,About 36 hours ago I performed unprotected oral sex (I was the receptive partner) on a partner of unknown status. He said he was HIV- but that doesn't mean much now does it. Well, as a result of too much alcohol I decided to give this guy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,PEP would not be indicated. It is warranted for significant HIV exposures. If you remain worried, a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark is all I would recommend.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

tongue ulcerations

About a month after a low risk exposure I got what felt like canker sores on the back sides of my... 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 »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...oral sex should be avoided if one partner has HPV. Infection with HPV, including HPV type 16 (HPV-16), leads to an increased risk of cervical and anal cancer. HPV-16 has also been associated with oral cancers (e.g., of the mouth and throat),... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...dapsone (sometimes used for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis), thalidomide (infrequently used to treat aphthous ulcers, or canker sores), isoniazid and ethambutol (tuberculosis drugs), and certain cancer chemotherapy agents (for example,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...regularly. Recently, gum disease has been linked to higher levels of inflammation, even outside 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... Read more »
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CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

canker sore

Posted by worried42, 1 Reply
...perform oral sex on me this year, not all at once! and kissed 3 of them. I don't suck myself or have any anal sex but i have had canker sore on my tongue, really worried. Have gone for a full sexual health test, have to wait 3 weeks for the... Read more »

Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? 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 sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »