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Signs Of Hiv In The Mouth

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Fungus(mouth), Anemia - is this a sign of HIV

Hello, I have been seeing white stuff on my tongue for years. I thought it was normal. I found out it is a fungus by taking biology class. I am 37 yeas old female and have two children. I started spotting between peiods since 96. I have anemia...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...experiencing menstrual problems and breakthrough bleeding. Are you at risk for HIV disease? . Fungal infections and anemia can be signs of HIV, but not exclusively. If you've not yet been HIV tested, your might benefit from knowing now. Good... Read more »

HIV symptoms in my mouth

Hello Doctor,I have White rings in my mouth with slight red inside. It widens in diameter and then... Read more »

Mouth Sores

A month ago my VL was 250000 and my cd4 was 250. Doctor put me on Atripla. I noticed that I get... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

... How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? In the early years of the HIV epidemic, dentists were often the... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test results are available... Read more »
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Quick Q

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...at this moment, but just would like a quick question answered, at the mnute and for the past few days i have had a really dry mouth all the time, could this be a sign of HIV? had quite a low risk exposure late Oct time. Yet my symptoms are... Read more »

Facial Rash

Posted by Anonymous
...which has recurred several times to this day. Not blisters on the lips or tongue, but just red spots on my cheeks and around my mouth. Could this be a sign of HIV or herpes ? Read more »

SIGNS OF HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the first signs of H.I.V.(if exposed) during the first 8 weeks? Read more »

pcr testing? Shane, Jackie, everyone please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...would antibodies not show up on hiv1 testing almost a year and a half after the exposure with no further exposures but have signs of hiv infection in mouth and skin problems and unable to gain weight. Blood work came back with all in range. ... Read more »