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KISSING WITH OPEN MOUTH SORES

This is the third time that I have asked this question and every other time I have not gotten a response. My ex-boyfriend and I kissed a lot while we were dating. The first time we kissed I noticed that he had open sores in his mouth. Then about a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...open sores, but active bleeding as well. Therefore, the encounters you have described would not be considered high risk for HIV transmission.I hope this answer helps and apologize for the delayed response.DR Read more »

swollen axillary lymph nodes

Hi i was just curious at first i had sores in my mouth then i went to the dr they said it was nothing they ha taken a hiv test in oct on the 11th and everthing was negative now i have swollen axillary lymph nodes and i am very tired and now i am...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...A variety of viral infections can cause mouth sores and swollen lymph nodes. Sometimes it's as simple as an upper respiratory virus (common cold). Persistent fatigue, sore Read more »

Mouth Sore

Hello, would 1 isolated mouth sore at 11+ weeks post exposure be a symptom of HIV? How long does the mouth sore usually last? Does it hurt? Mine is more of a dull pain. I have had no other symptoms and have tested HIV negative at 9.5 weeks. I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Not as an isolated event. Sounds like a cold sore to me.MH Read more »

Mouth sores

Would herpes in your mouth not on the outside be a sign of HIV? I had a possible exposure about 7 months ago and have tested - so far but had a recent mouth sores the doctor said taht it is herpes, he gave me some medicine, it went away, now a few...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...The answer to your question is no. Herpetic lesions inside the oral cavity are not signs of HIV exposure, rather they are a sign of exposure to HSV, the virus that causes these lesions. To insure that Read more »
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HIV and the Mouth

...signs of a weak immune system. These signs were infections that are normally controlled by a healthy person. When people get tested for HIV infection and get treatment, most of these infections never show up. However, many people do not get... Read more »
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MOUTH SORES

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would like to know if anyone can tell me if its possible to have only 1 symptom of hiv such as sore gums with white spots for more than 3yrs with no other symptoms. or after that long would i be showing more than Read more »

weird mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tonsilitis, but I recently found some in the corner of my mouth, up my my molars and under my jaw. (no where near the tonsils) I tested neg at 13 weeks, but am scared b/c these sypmtoms didn't start until after the "exposure (me giving oral).... 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 Read more »

Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, im jw what other types of mouth sores you get other then canker sores ? I get mouth sores but they only last for about a day, can anyone help me ? Read more »