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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Lykins
25 years experience Family Medicine
Both: Sores in the mouth are one of the main signs of initial HIV infection, along with flu-like symptoms (body aches, fever, cough, etc). But they also o ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
16 years experience General Surgery
HIV oral sex: its possible.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
Not Usually, But...: Canker sores (aka: aphthous ulcers) are not associated with hiv. Usually, aphthous ulcers begin early in life and stop occurring in the 30's; the exa ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Mouth ulcerations and sores could result from a variety of dental or medical problems. If you feel you are HIV positive, see a physician for evaluati ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
No way to say: hi, without evaluating the lesion up close there is no way to say what the lesion could be, if you had unprotected sex it's very well possible that yo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Low risk: Possible if open sores in open mouth kissing and only certain body fluids — blood, semen, vaginal fluid, anal fluid, and breast milk — can spread HIV. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Doubtful: but the blood came from somewhere! If not using condoms or not having vaginal or anal intercourse, the transmission via saliva is exceptionally low, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Only if swallower...: Only if the swallower is really unlucky would she catch HIV this way. First, she can't catch HIV from any such swallowing if she swallows from gu ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Oral yeast infection: Sounds like you have a yeast infection on your tongue from using antibiotics. It happens occasionally. You will want to be checked for diabetes along ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from other cause ... Read More

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