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Are White Spots A Sign Of HIV

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8 days after PEP and having kidney pain plus few white spots/coat on tongue

Doctor, last time you told me that the side effects of the PEP medication will "dissipate over several days". Sure enough most of the side effects are gone. However, I am still having kidney pain. I also noticed that I have some few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Could these be signs of HIV infection?" The chances would be extremely remote at best. Most likely your symptoms are related to anxiety. I'm confident your remaining symptoms will magically disappear once you get your definitive... Read more »

white spot on tounge

I have a white spot on the underside of the tip of my tounge, is this a symptom of ARS ?... Read more »

White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with... Read more »
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White spots on the inner sides of lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi ,

I was recently diagnosed with NGU a couple of weeks back.From day one , i have had these white spots under my lips.I have had exceptionally bad breath .

Could anybody please tell me what this is ? The doctor checked it out and said that is was... Read more »

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

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White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on.

Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate any help Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »