Apr 8, 1999
Two mouths after unprotected sex with a girl I didn't know I came down with this white tongue. It's a little hairy looking and the side and the roof of my mouth are also white. The doctor said it wasn't thrush. I noticed the girl I was with had the same symtoms. At the time I didn't know this was a HIV symtom.I also got herpes from her and I have a outbreak weekly. After three and a half months I tested neg for HIV. What could be going on here and should I be retested at 6 months? I posted this question all over the internet with no response. Please help because my doctor is stupped.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
First does the appearance of the white substance truly resemble a yeast infection? If so, then has your doctor taken a sample and ruled out a yeast infection? If not, it should be done. Second, has a diagnosis of herpes infection been confirmed? A herpes infection may or may not have been contracted from this partner. Sometimes, these infections manifest themselves months or years after the initial infection. I would retest at 6 months. MH
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