Herpetic Gingivostomatitis And Pharyngitis

Herpetic gingivostomatitis and pharyngitis are characterized by high-grade fever and painful oral lesions. The other sign and symptoms include a sore mouth with no desire to eat, halitosis, and general discomfort. This condition is caused by the herpes simplex virus.

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Why do I have crusty lips, mouth sores, and super sensitive gums while brushing?

Query: Hello doctor, I have fat, crusty lips, mouth sores, and super sensitive gums while brushing. All of these appeared a month ago. The mouth sores subsided after using mouthwash Orajel. However, the lip and gum problems have persisted. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I suggest you follow the below treatment plan: Oral paste Aphthasol (Amlexanox 5 %) for mouth sores. A lip balm or moisturizer like white petroleum jelly for crusty lips. Vitamin C for gum problems. Vitamin B comple...  Read Full »

What kind of muscle pain is associated with ARS?

Query: Hi, I am a 31 year old male. About 38 days before I had sex with a CSW (Commercial Social Worker). It was protected vaginal sex and protected oral sex. Also there were deep throat kisses which lasted almost a minute. I am not sure if the condom was torn during the intercourse.  Since last 3 weeks ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. Based upon your history, my answer to your questions: 1. Are My Symptoms Related to ARS? Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) typically begins 7-14 days after the exposure to a HIV positive patient, and may last for up to 3-4 months. The symptoms are typically "flu-l...  Read Full »

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