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What Causes Aphthous Ulcers Of The Tongue

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canker sores and ohl

hello doctor, i was wondering if a canker sore and oral hairy leukoplatia can look similar since i frequently get these sores on the side of my tongue.so far i'm hiv- but hese sores have me concerned.thanx for taking time to awnser my question your...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...tongue. An example of this manifestation can be found at the following URL: http://www.hivdent.org/slides/hl_mild_to_moderate3.htm.Canker sores, or aphthae, are ulcerations which normally appear on non-keratinized tissues including portions of... Read more »

tongue ulcerations

About a month after a low risk exposure I got what felt like canker sores on the back sides of my... Read more »

Ulcer on the uvula (Canker sores)

Dear doctorI have for the past month has one ulcer after another.Some on the inside of my... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...difference is that while oral candidiasis can be wiped off, hairy leukoplakia cannot be wiped off. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (Canker Sores) Apthous stomatitis is a common condition for all patients, irrespective of their HIV status. ( Color... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...antifungal medication available in the likely event that the infection recurs, particularly if immune suppression does not improve. Aphthous Stomatitis Aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) is a common condition regardless of HIV status. In... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...energy flows. When these flows are balanced, the body is healthy. Practitioners take their patients' pulses and examine their tongue to diagnose energy imbalances. In Chinese medicine, pulses can be taken at three positions on each wrist, and at... Read more »
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canker sore

Posted by worried42, 1 Reply
...perform oral sex on me this year, not all at once! and kissed 3 of them. I don't suck myself or have any anal sex but i have had canker sore on my tongue, really worried. Have gone for a full sexual health test, have to wait 3 weeks for the... Read more »

Aphthous Ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Guys, I've heard "aphthous ulcers" and other mouth ulcers are common in HIV. Are they painful? Is it possible to have some without noticing them? Are they easy Read more »

CANKER SORE

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...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Some Posts re: WINDOW

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...negative. It would be reasonable to assume that the thrush was not connected to HIV. We do not know the actually cause of aphthous ulcers, which is probably what you are experiencing under your tongue, but we do know that stress, smoking and... Read more »