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Mouth sores as a symptom of HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hey i have a question
Doctor :   Hi
User :   regarding HIV
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   ya proceed
User :   if i had sores in my mouth that went away is that an hiv symptom?
Doctor :   sure we will assist you
Doctor :   what kind of sore was it ?
Doctor :   was it a white patches?
User :   ive donated blood, ive had other blood tests to diagnose my stomach disorder and i think they would have detected something if they did blood tests
User :   no it wasnt
User :   i had a bump but i always get those because i get mouth ulcers from my stomach disorder
User :   and i had swollen gums
Doctor :   is it hiv positive on blood test?
User :   they didnt say anything about hiv
User :   i had a cbc and thyroid test done
User :   for my IBS
Doctor :   whit patches are seen in mouth commonly in hiv
User :   but they didnt say anything about any HIV
Doctor :   k
User :   u think thye wouldve detected it?
Doctor :   r u sexually active?
User :   yes
User :   i have actually had an orgasm in anybody to
Doctor :   there is 1 test for hiv called elisa
User :   i dont think i hve it
User :   everybody iveb een with is clean
User :   so can i still get it?
Doctor :   if they have did that then probably ll be knowing the results
Doctor :   with single or multiple partners/
User :   single
User :   and they were clean
Doctor :   k
User :   so am i safe?
Doctor :   was it an unprotected sex?
User :   they soreness and stuff went away
User :   no
Doctor :   k
User :   am i safe?
Doctor :   there are chances of getting
Doctor :   we can't say

Doctor :   it depends on your partner
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