Sore Gums And Thrush
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSoft bristle brushes are recommended for gum/tooth hygiene. Use of medium/hard bristle brushes often can irritate gums even in HIV- persons. Gum disease is more common in HIV persons (can develop gingivitis which may require more specific... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiHIV transmission does not occur through eating after someone, sharing utensils, shaking hands etc.... There is no risk of HIV transmission through your experience you described. I would continue following up with your health care provider as it... Read more »
Grady Health SystemHow easy is it for a regular doc or dentist to diagnose thrush? This is actually a very good question. Both physicians and dentists are very good when to comes to diagnosing pseudomembranous candidiasis or what people commonly refer to as thrush,... Read more »
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Posted by TheTyger, 3 RepliesOne of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply1) If I had an aphthous ulcer in the mouth, would I be able to tell? Is it painful?
2) At the back of my gums (on the side where the tongue is) I have red lines of capillaries, rather thick, going from teeth to tongue. What are they? Can someone... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI NEED HELP I HAVE SOME BANDS ON MY GUMLINES IN A FEW PLACES THAT ARE PINKISH MAYBE RED I CANT TELL. COULD THIS HIV I HAVE HAD 2 TEST AFTER 4 YRS OF LAST EXPOSURE BOTH NEG I FEEL GREAT OTHERWISE PLEASE GIVE ME SOME INPUT. SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT HIV... Read more »
Posted by Anonymousis it likely to have thrush in the esophagus with never having it in the mouth, first? anyone know what the symptoms are for this throat infection?
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