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Coated Tongue After Giving Handjob Worried I Have HIV

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white coating on the tongue

I am getting white coating on my tomgue.Is it related to HIV? Morning I scrape off the white coating and then forms again in the afternoon. What is the reason for this? please advise what tests need to be done. I am also getting bad breadth. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Having dragon breath and a white "tomgue" (whatever the hell that is) are not reasons to be concerned about HIV. If you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (unprotected sex or sharing IV needles), that's a reason to worry... Read more »

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Coated Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do any fellow HIV + peoples know what causes coated tongue(overgrowth of papilae)? I use a tongue cleaner and brush, but every morning it's still there. I dont suffer from dry mouth and feel somewhat o.k., and it doesn't cause any pain. I heard once... Read more »

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Ive seen a lot a lot of people concern about having their tongues whited. They say i brush it and the next day is the same, is this hiv sympton? NO. One thing is trush that appears like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN... 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
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RealityPlease do not sugar coat this

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello, I have been HIV positive for two years. My CD4 is 330, viral load is 3K and CD% is 29%. I just took a very stressfull, high management, high paying job in a company with travel. They do not know my status. I am not on meds. How long will... Read more »