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Are Hiv Tongue Symptoms Contagious

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...riskier than others, check out these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you...
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Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are caused by HIV. Even though these symptoms are often referred to as "flu-like," HIV Read more »

Woo Hoo - Thank You

Dear DoctorYou replied to my message on November 9 regarding my concerns about a possible exposure. You may recall I was concerned about transmission to my Wife and then on to my breast-fed baby.After speaking to my general practitioner, I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...completely stopped breast feeding in favour of cow's milk.Last week I had a sore throat and was a bit under the weather. My tongue was white, but to be frank my white tongue has recurred on multiple occasions over the years (typically when I am... Read more »

Same symptoms as the Italian Model

Hi Doctor BobI recently read a number of posts on this website from a guy calling himself the "Italian Model" to yourself. He has tested HIV negative well after the window period , as have I. However he remains ill two and a half years on with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encourage you to proceed with your cognitive behavioral therapy. Don't be "dubious." Be optimistic! One thing that's for certain: HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.Dr. Bob Read more »

Is ARS cough contagious?

Hello Doc,I had case of hangnails as i picked my skin at nail roots. They were pretty fresh..i mean an hour or two fresh.At this time...I had an episode of fingering a prostitute. No sex and no kissing. At first I had dry cough and saw coated tongue...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...HIV is not transmitted through the air (it is not airborne), so a person is not at risk for HIV infection when a person with acute Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...folic acid tablets. If your vitamin B12 levels are low, you may need B12 injections or formulations of B12 you put under your tongue, no matter how much you get in your diet. This is because some people cannot absorb this vitamin from food or... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

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Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
...I dont know as yet if I am HIV +ve or -ve. I have a white streak along the sides my tongue and it is not painful. It can be scraped away easily and I have removed it. I don?t have any other symptoms. I have a habit of Read more »

Burning Tongue Part II (My Exposure)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nothing is working. I have also been taking a multi "B" vitamin and have started taking Folic Acid today to try to alleviate the tongue pain. I must admit I am nervous. Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I do. please help. I have three kids and believe one of them is now infected, I saw he had cottage cheese thrush type in his tongue and rash on his back also. My other two kids seem to have developed a couple of new black moles birth marks... Read more »