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Coated Tongue After Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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Hello,Let me first write that I am a huge admirer of what it is you folks do for people and I hope you all recognize and are commended on the fact that you are providing a tremendous service and helping people live better lives. I had a vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...investigated. I do not believe you have any cause for concern. However, if my reassurance is not enough for you to shake your worries, get an ELISA test. The results will undoubtedly be negative.Finally, if your white tongue continues to be... Read more »

Egads! Coated Tongue or what?

Hey Doc!First off, thanks for all you tireless work on this site as well as HIVDENT. A quick... Read more »

white coating on the tongue

I am getting white coating on my tomgue.Is it related to HIV? Morning I scrape off the white... Read more »
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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 »

Worried about symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...fever. Since then I get a soar throat on and off and yesterday after almost 8 weeks of exposure my throat hurts and have a white coating tongue and a sore on the inner lip. If this is ARS does it usually last so long almost a 8 weeks and still... Read more »

Worried about locale information

Posted by Cobal, 2 Replies
...symptoms are consistant with primary hiv infection. Stomach problem, rapid loss of weight, loss of body mass, depression and coated tongue. They also told me that the 3 month window period does not apply to my situation because of symptoms, and... Read more »

Thrush or not?

Posted by Anonymous
...me, have I been unsafe even when I thought I was being safe in sex? Is this Thrush that the tablets havent got rid of or just coated tongue etc? One last question. Can entering your penis into someone (anally) for a split second be enough to... Read more »