Oportunitas diseases: aphthous ulcers (canker sores)

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Herpes Virus.Aphthous ulcers are wounds cancer. These small round or oval ulcers may develop in the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals. They are generally formed in the red-pink tissues within the mouth that are not directly attached to the bone. For example, elhttp: //soropositivo.website/2015/02/06/ulceras-aftosas/as may form inside the lips and cheeks and under the tongue. They generally do not form roof of the mouth (hard palate) or gums.

Despite aphthous ulcers do not provide life-threatening, they can be very painful. The pain can last up to 10 days and usually heal ulcers within the 1 3 weeks. Aphthous ulcers larger, measuring more than 1 inch in diameter may take longer to heal.

Aphthous ulcers are not AIDS-related illnesses. In other words, if you have HIV and you suffer from an aphthous ulcer, it does not mean that you have AIDS. However, aphthous ulcers are more common in HIV-positive people and are more prone to recurrence in these people. Aphthous ulcers are also commonly present in other medical conditions, including Crohn's disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

While aphthous ulcers are very common in both HIV-positive people as in HIV-negative people, is not yet clear why they occur. It is likely that a hyperactive immune system has something to do with aphthous ulcers, but it is not known how this happens.

People with a family history of aphthous ulcers are more prone to develop them. Aphthous ulcers can occur because of emotional stress and lack of sleep. If you bite your cheek you can also got a foot ulcer. People with nutritional problems, such as vitamin B deficiency, iron and folic acid are also more likely to develop aphthous ulcers. Some women reported aphthous ulcers at certain times of their menstrual cycles. Aphthous ulcers are also Hivid® effect (ddC), an anti-HIV drug.

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