ukcoalition.org
*Home>>>HIV Test

Are canker sore a sign of hiv?


i had unprotected oral sex and i got many canker sore in my throath for the firsttime

my hiv test was -ve

but was it due to stress or sum other kinda std?

No, you can get canker sores from biting your tongue etc... I get them all the time and I'm not having sex.

AIDS weakens the immune system so frequent infections of any sort can be a sign of AIDS. But they usually aren't! The canker sore could be the first one out of many that indicate you have AIDS, but more likely it's absolutely nothing. Tons of people get canker sores.

There's a possibility it's due to some other std, considering its unusual location (the throat). But HIV is probably the least likely cause of a single canker sore.

It's probably actually a version of Herpes.. many people have this oral version of herpes, talk to the doctor. It's not a common sign of HIV but if you were having oral sex, you could have that, too!

What are canker sores?

Canker sores are small ulcer craters in the lining of the mouth that are frequently painful and sensitive. About 20% of the population (1 out of 5) people have canker sores at any one time. Canker sores are also medically known as aphthous ulcers.


Women are more likely than men are to have recurrent canker sores. Genetic studies show that susceptibility to recurrent outbreaks of the sores is inherited in some patients. This partially explains why family members often share the condition.

What are symptoms of canker sores?

Canker sores are usually found on the movable parts of the mouth such as the tongue or the inside lining of the lips and cheeks. The ulcers begin as small oval or round reddish swellings that usually burst within a day. The ruptured sores are covered by a thin white or yellow membrane and edged by a red halo. Generally, the sores heal within 2 weeks without scarring. Canker sores range in size from an eighth of an inch wide in mild cases to more than an inch wide in severe cases. Severe canker sores may leave scars. Fever is rare, and the sores are rarely associated with other diseases. Usually, a person has only one or a few canker sores at a time.

Most people experience their first bout with canker sores between the ages of 10 and 20. Children as young as 2, however, can develop the condition. The frequency of canker sore recurrences varies considerably. Some people have only one or two episodes a year, while others may have a continuous series of canker sores

It do not meen that you have HIv it might be something else. Just have it checked out and HIV test should be done 3-6 months after you thing you caught it. It take 12 week to six month to show up on test

By gargling your mouth with salt water,
the mouth ulcers will heal quickly.
I found the homeremedies at
http://aches.out/mouthulcer.html

Tags
  HIV Positive   HIV Virus   HIV Transmission   HIV Treatment   HIV Infection   HIV Symptoms   HIV Test
Related information
  • Is having straie a symptom of HIV?

    stretch marks? i don't think i've ever seen or heard that to be associated with HIV. the best thing to do regardless is test for HIV. i wish her well soon....the mental side effec...

  • Inconclusive Elisa and Western blot test?

    About 1 in 300 HIV tests read "indeterminate". This means the ELISA was positive and the Western Blot was negative. In nearly every case a repeat test 2 to 4 weeks later will give t...

  • Why do HIV tests sometimes come out false/positive and what could be the cause?

    no test for anything is absolutely, positively accurate 100% of the time.

    ...
  • Can you get an STD like HIV from non-intercourse?

    of course that is not a risk for HIV, you dont have to get the test againg.

    ...
  • Anxiety about test?

    Your first test? I do HIV testing and understand the stress you are going through. From what you have said you are not at risk at all, using protection is a great decision and that keeps you safe. ...

  • My friend just came down with a rare infection that is likely the result of undiagnosed HIV. How can I help?

    Chances are your friend already knows what he most likely is dealing with, and if he is in the hospital he has had countless hours alone to mull it over in his head. At this point you are bein...

  • I found out that I was pregnant back in August. At my first visit, my doctor did all of her blood test.?

    It sounds like you had the standard HIV test which is routine for pregnant women nowdays. If you're not sure, ask your doctor, especially if you're anxious about it. Sounds to me like i...

  • Looking for answers on hiv testing, some say wait 3 months ,?

    ive always been taught it can take as long as 6 months for the virus to show up in your system - im not sure if this still stands true - to be on the safe side if your test does come up negative a...

  •  

    Categories--Copyright/IP Policy--Contact Webmaster