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Hiv Canker Sore Oral Sex
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Same causes: The herpes simplex virus is the primary cause of cold sores and genital herpes. The only difference is the type of virus. Hsv type 1 usually is associated with cold sores and hsv type 2 is associated with genital herpes. However any one can get cold sores if they come into contact with the genital area of an hsv type 2 infected person who is contagious at that time and vice versa. ...Read more
After gave girl oral sores symps, but no sore in mouth, sore throat after, then sty infection, STD test negative HIV clamydia n gonorrhea, syphaliis?
If 1 is diagnosed w/ the herpes mouth virus but have canker sores but never any mouth sores, isn't 1 supposed to get mouth sores & not canker sores?
Potentially.: Thrush is an infection of the oral cavity caused by yeast (candida). Most individuals with a healthy immune system have good resistance to yeast infections, so kissing is usually safe. But there can be confounding factors. Steroids such as oral Prednisone or inhaled steroids for asthma; numerous antibiotics (oral or iv) can predispose to yeast infections. Clearly hiv/chemo patients are more prone. ...Read more
Can Cranker sores be positive as hsv 1? Because I've never had any outside my mouth only inside ulcer sores tested positive hsv-1 while cranker sore
Yes/unrelated: HSV1 infection is likely universal although only a small % of people get cold sores from it . The cause of canker sores is unknown although suspected to be some sort of reaction to a bacteria in the mouth by some. Thus the chance of having a positive HSV1 ab test is high regardless of whatever other disease you may have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small, shallow, and painful lesions on the tongue, inner cheek, or at the base of the gums, usually with a white or yellow center surrounded by redness. They may occur spontaneously or after a minor injury such as a cheek bite. They usually heal in one to two weeks, but larger sores may persist for ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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