What Do Ulcers In The Mouth Look Like When U Are Hiv Positive

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mouth ulcers, Any relationship to HIV??

Just went for blood tests in Dec 03, CD 565.I have developed mouth ulcers which are very irritating.Could that be related to the HIV?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Mouthulcers are more common in persons with HIV infection, but can occur in anyone. If this problem continues or recurs you should Read more »

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