Symptoms Of Mouth Herpes
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineFirst of all, are you certain that what you have is herpes? Often, the same symptom of sores and crackingat the corners of the mouth ("angular cheilitis" in medical terminology) can be due to candida (yeast). If your symptoms are due to... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt is possible. Genital herpes lesions can appear anywhere in the genital region -- vagina, vulva, penis, scrotum, testicles, anus, buttocks, and thigh. When one has a genital herpes simplex virus infection, the virus travels up nerve pathways and... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt is true that you can be infected with both HSV (herpes simplex virus) I and HSV II. Almost 90 percent of Americans are infected with HSV-1 (the type that typically causes cold sores/fever blisters around the mouth), mostly through non-sexual... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineHerpes among other viruses can cause mouth ulcers as well. It is unlikely that these ulcers are the result of HIV in you given a negative HIV test at 3 months.MH... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCould herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.
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Posted by Guest8923, 2 RepliesI just need a little encouragement. I took a mouth swab in May 2008 and it was + for HIV. I took a full blood test at my drs office tested neg, i waited 8 months to make sure and tested neg again. I still have anxiety about the pos. I have no... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI think I can taste blood in my mouth, although i have put a tissue in it, and a piece of cotton wool, and still can't find any signs of bleeding. Is it due to low platelet count? Any other people with the same sensations?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyFREAKING OUT AGAIN! Please, people, does anybody know how to tell normal white tongue from candidiasis?????
Also, does anybody know the symptoms of GULLET (OESOPHAGUS) CANDIDIASIS? Is it simply a "lump" in the throat kind of feeling? I have a feeling... Read more »
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