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Are White Patches That Are On My Toungue A Sign Of HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 break out into rashes,...
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Can scabies mite carry hiv and make infection ?

Dear Doctor...Thanks for your time.Some 3 months back I met with a sex worker in INDIA/Bangalore.I din't do any vaginal/anal/oral sex.She did only the hand job.I was protected with latex condom during the act.I observed the scars in between her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Scabies mites, similar to all other biting and blood-sucking little creepy crawlers cannot transmit HIV/AIDS. See below.Dr. BobAids and Fleas Nov 8, 2010Hello Dr.Bob I have a question a bit strange but it really happened to me: Read more »

5 years of hiv fear

after a possible risk of infect HIV, after 6 months i developed some weird symstoms like white patch on the cheek until now 09, 1 night of fever,headache, night sweat, stomatch pain go with diarea happened a lot a while since o4, rash, fatigue and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your negative Home Access HIV test six moths after your potential exposure is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No further Read more »

White patches on sides of tonuge?

HiCan you tell me what this condition could be. I'm postive and not taking medications. If I start taking medications will this condition go away. I have been postive for 14 years and only about 2-3 months now these white little patches have come...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...like oral hairy leucoplakia (OHL) a harmless change caused by epstein-barr (mononucleosis) virus. It is quite charactersitic of HIV infection. The other possibility is candida (thrush), this would be removable with a toothbrush where as OHL is... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(212) or 4 longer motivational sessions (232) during the 6 months of follow-up. Anyone setting a quit date received nicotine patches.Although the results were somewhat discouraging, as many stop smoking programs can be, several factors predicted... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...painincreases and becomes severe, stronger narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...and brown rice Dairy products (milk and cheese) Some foods can help to relieve diarrhea, such as the BRATT diet: Bananas White rice Apple juice or apple sauce Toast Herbal Tea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Nausea, vomiting, and... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...night sweats. Today I still have some minor dry/itch cough but feel better. After 6-8 months I noticed that I developed a small patch on the side of my tongue. The white spot was approximately inch. This wasnt a patch/spot you could rub off or... Read more »

Signs of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia - PLEASE HELP

Posted by anxious_TT, 1 Reply
...was done at a UK - GUM clinic. However i had a small pain/swelling in the left side of the tongue and later there was a white patch (like dead skin) on this spot. It disappeared few days later. this happened twice. Once before my HIV test in... Read more »