Our expert says:
I apologise for the delayed reply.
I suggest that you consult an internal specialist to evaluate your CD4 count, as a low CD4 count will mean that your natural defences are severely impaired. The treatment that you received is more than edaquate to treat a viral and bacterial infection.
I am unable to suggest any other medication, except to apply Gaviscon directly to the ulcer itself. Gaviscon is used to treat stomach ulcers and therefore, can bring relief to the pain and inflammation of the ulcer. Use a cotton bud to apply it directly to the area, whenever you are experiencing pain and discomfort.
It is really important to consult an internal specialist, in order to investigate other possible causes besides infection.
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