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oral problem

hi there im 28. have worked with hiv positive people, have had exposure to positive blood twice, but checked my hands and had no visible cuts, that was about 5 months ago, i tested for hiv 3 moths after the blood contact, and 3 times tested...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...You describe a low risk exposure to HIV. It is true that intact skin is the best barrier to infection. Acute HIV can cause some symptoms in the mouth. Sores (apthous ulcers) can be seen in the mouth as part of an acute HIV infection. Read more »

Worried and anxious PLEASE PLEASE HELP :)

Hi there. I sent this message earlier today but have since made a few important changes so please disregard the other oneif you do manage to have time to answer this.I have a great deal of respect for the great work you all do on this site. It has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...forum on "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention."Just briefly, painful muscle aches in the hands and feet is not a symptom related to HIV acute seroconversion reaction. The tongue coating is probably normal. By the way, it's "thrush" not "flush." This is a... Read more »

White tongue

Dr. Feinberg,I have noticed the back 1/3 of my tongue is white. I never really noticed it until I took an HIV test. While waiting for my results I spent a few days reviewing a list of HIV symptoms on the CDC's website and came across "whitish...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It's not thrush. Lots of people have coloration on their tongue-- it's normal. Read more »

White tongue, thrush. HIV?

Hi, firstly let me say what a great site this is, as much i hate having to look here.Anyway, been with a girl for 4 years we split up a year ago and got back together 6 months ago. We had other partners, i was safe im pretty sure she wasnt! Since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex does carry a risk for STDs, including HIV; however, "a small fungal rash" or "white coating" on your tongue is no reason to soil your tighty whities!Should you be worried? No, at least not excessively. Should you get tested?... Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You Read more »

For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I got tested 6 weeks after a possible HIV exposure and it was... Read more »

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...other symtoms that I am aware of, no fever, or sweats or rash's or any of the items people discuss here. Is this a possible symptom of HIV, I am waiting about another week to get tested to put myslef in the 30 day window, but should I be... Read more »