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Who Is At Risk For Aphthous Ulcer

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cold sore question

My boyfriend (who is +) currently has a cold sore on the side of his tongue. I've pecked him a dry kiss hello several times in the past week, with each kiss lasting a very short time. Is this a risk for contracting the virus that causes the cold...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...We still do not know what causes aphthous ulcerations or cold sores that appear on non-fixed or non-keratinized tissues such as the floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa (cheeks) or 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 »

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 »
Articles
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...dapsone (sometimes used for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis), thalidomide (infrequently used to treat aphthous ulcers, or canker sores), isoniazid and ethambutol (tuberculosis drugs), and certain cancer chemotherapy agents (for example,... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... 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 »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »