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Tongue Sore And Herpes

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Mouth and Tongue sores

I am a 44 year old HIV+ male who has been positive since 1993. I have been on Norvir/Saquninivir/AZT/Hivid combo since August 1996 and have been "undetectable" for virus for over six years now. My T-Cell count is in the 450-550 range...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You desribe what sounds like aphtous ulcers which are common in the general population and more common in HIV. In the old days ddC was a common cause of that problem among HIV+ persons on that drug. The etiology is often unclear and can't be... Read more »

Herpes in the tongue

Dear doctor, could you please tell me what are the symptoms of having Herpes on the tongue.Thank you...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Herpes in general causes little pimple-like sores which ten break open and leave shallow ulcers that are painful. Before the pimple stage (which is often missed), there is itching or tingling where the sore(s) is going to break out. The tongue is... Read more »

Oral sores and herpes

I am hiv+ and was recently also diagnosed with genital herpes. At the same time as that outbreak, I had some very painful sores and swelling at the back of my mouth. At first I thought it was thrush but then realized it wasn't. Could have...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Without having the opportunity to exam your mouth, it is very difficult for me to determine what type of oral sores you presented with at the time of the herpetic outbreak. There are a few rules of thumb, which may help you differentiate oral ulcers... Read more »

Oral Health- warts on tongue & fever blister

i have been on altripla for 25 days and within the last 5 days have pumps on sores on my tongue and a fever blister. some of the sores on the tongue are flat and white and seemed to be able to wipe off. I noticed pumpson the back of my throat and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Immune recovery related flare-ups can be seen when starting effective HIV treatment resulting in more skin rashes or oral complaints during the first weeks/months on treatment. There are a number of oral conditions (both HIV-related and non-HIV )... Read more »
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STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »

tongue sores

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone else experienced sores on the tongue that start out as little white pimple like sores. They are very painful and get bigger turning into a crater like sore. The problem is that I have been getting one after the other, and sometimes a... Read more »

sore tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had a few risks of unsafe sex practices a year ago and recently my tongue became "fissured and cracked all over " it sometimes tends to feel warm like a heating sensation. does this sound in any way like hiv infection? i went to a Dr and he said... Read more »

Sore Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently i had a low risk encounter of oral sex with another man,im also male,we both gave as well as recieved, neither one of us ever reached orgasm, this was a one time ordeal for me, im not gay but just wanted to experiment,well the only thing im... Read more »