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What Not To Eat When You Have Herpes In Mouth

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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Herpes on the roof of the mouth?

I am HIV since 1988. I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1996. My viral load is currently detectable at around 1000 copies and my tcells are about 295. Within the last six months I have had four times now, blisters on the roof of my mouth. They always...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
While these could be just canker sores, they could also be due to herpes, a fungal infection, etc. Their characteristics and some special tests should allow your doctor to make a diagnosis. There are specific tests for herpes, fungal infections,... Read more »

Herpes Simplex in corners of mouth

I have been positive for 5 years and not on meds yet. For the past six months I have developed cold sores at the inside corners of the mouth. The severity seems to fluctuate and is very irritating as the skin cracks and sometimes bleeds. I have...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
First 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 »

Oral guided bone regeneration (GBR) membrane exposure and mouth-to-mouth contact (ie, kissing) with seropositive individual = ineffable panic

Dear Dr. Franscino:What kind of a name is Franscino? Just curious.... More importantly, thank you on behalf of all of us frightened readers/writers whom you take the time to help with your responses. My story goes like this: About three months ago I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. It's Frascino, not Franscino. I'm second generation Italian.2. Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible.3. The odds are not stacked against you. You should expect a negative test result.4. No.5. A single HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

kissing (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010)

i went to a strip bar 6 weeks ago and was with a girl who twice gushed champagne in my mouth ....very small qty went straight inside ....not in my mouth for a second also and even kissed for less than three seconds ...no wet kissing in either case...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're worried about a three-second kiss with a champagne chaser? Relax Max, you're fine. See below for other very similar no-risk situations.Dr. Bobsilly question but need help pleeeease (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS)Oct... Read more »
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Mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was negative at 6 weeks, but still have these really strange sores in my mouth and very visible bitelines along the inside of my cheeks. There's also a weird metalic taste that won't go away. I had the acute symptoms around 4 weeks, fever, dry... Read more »

Oraquick in home mouth swab test question

Posted by scaredgirl1, 2 Replies
Hi all. Just wanted to thank anyone ahead of time for taking the time to respond to my post. I have read through some of these forums and think this is a great site for information and support, so thanks for that.
I am one of those people who has... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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This is eating me alive.

Posted by SuddenlyTragic, 1 Reply
I'm a 21 year old man, with quite a few worries....and the Internet has made them worse. I've been almost obsessively trying to find some kind of diagnosis, for what my body's been doing- for some piece of mind. It starts as a very poor, drunken... Read more »