Your mouth may be first sign of HIV infection.
It is important to maintain good oral hygiene while managing your HIV infection.
What to look for:
- White plaques on the inside of your mouth- cheeks, tongue, the roof of the mouth
- Bruising on the roof of your mouth
- Redness of your gums around your teeth
- Swollen, puffy gums, foul odor, bad taste in your mouth
Need Dental Care: Michigan offers a program that covers the cost of dental care for HIV/AIDs patients. Check out the Michigan Dental Program to see if you qualify