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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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Strange white lesion/sore in mouth

I have a question. I may or may not have been exposed to HIV about 2 months ago (I performed unprotected oral sex on another male). Recently, about 4 days ago, I got a white lesion or sore on my gums. It is kind of sore, but doesn't...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
I wish I could be of more assistance, but without having the opportunity to see the area you have described, I cannot be of much assistance. I would suggest that you do visit a dentist for a thorough oral examination to determine the cause of the... Read more »

White film In Mouth

I was recently diagnosed with HIV. CD4 is about 300 VL 34,000. Just started medication. After I brush my teeth some mornings there is a white film that creates a few minutes afterwards, I can take in off with my hand or a tissue. Can you explain...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
At this moderate level of immune disease (CD4 in the 200-350 range), minor opportunistic infections can occur. White film in the mouth may be a number of things, the two most common being oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) and oral thrush. You should... Read more »

White Material in the Mouth

An acquaintance has a buildup of white matter in his mouth which is visible when he speaks. The white material appears to be paste-like in composition and often leeches into the corners of his mouth and onto his lips. Is this indicative of HIV?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Even if the "white matter" in question is diagnosed as pseudomembranous candidiasis (thrush), this condition is not diagnostic of HIV infection. As mentioned previously in this Forum, there are numerous reasons why a person can develop... Read more »

White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with anybody since. About 5 months after this encounter I noticed these little white dots on my upper lip and on both sides of my lip going into my inner...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
First of all, what you have described does *not* sound like HPV or oral warts caused by HPV. It does sound like you are describing fordyce granules, which are a part of the normal anatomy of the buccal mucosa (cheeks). Second, oral warts are not a... Read more »
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white roof of mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my roof of mouth is white, one day i noticed it just turned that color. its not a film covering just a discoloration. very distict to me where the white begins and ends. doctor says " i dont know" and dentist says "monitor". i saw a pic online... Read more »

Blemishes and scabs- HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a low risk exsposure. I have a bunch of little neeldepoint-sized scabs all over my legs and arms, and I have many small light brown blemishes. Are these HIV symptoms? Read more »

HIV Through Open Mouth Kissing

Posted by Charlie505, 2 Replies
I had an open mouth kissing for about 20 secs with a girl of unknown hiv status, after that i am getting back to back mild sore throat and white tounge for 2 months which is still there, i got worried and got 5 hiv test following from 6,8,10,12,and... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »