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Coated Tongue After Having Sex During Period Worried I Have HIV

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Still Worried

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 never had thrush to begin with!For the most part, rapid tests are indeed reliable and a negative test outside the window period is considered to be a true negative. There have been some recent reports questioning the exact level of accuracy... Read more »

What Happens???

Hi Doc,First of all your forum provides great interaction, knowledgeable and compassionate infoFor... Read more »


Dear Robert,Here's something for the worried well, which was my category.I was absolutely convinced... Read more »
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First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

...-- if you have hepatitis. Whatever co-issue, then there's an agency for you. But if your only claim to fame is, I have HIV, period. That's it. That's my issue, is HIV ... I couldn't find anything. So everywhere I went, I kept going, "What about... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...HIV.) If you don't use a barrier, avoid getting precum, semen, or vaginal fluids in your mouth. Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact with blood. Bad oral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease) can make oral sex... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...diagnosed HIVer faces, it is easy to see why anxiety is so prevalent. Even those who have been HIV positive for a considerable period of time still need to cope with feeling discouraged by poor laboratory results; deciding to begin or change a... Read more »
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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 »

What was I thinking????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...just more white. I went and got tested at 2.5 weeks for STDs also HIV(not worth squat, too early) The nurse told me not to worry, I was at low risk. asked about my tongue she said it wasnt thrush and not to worry. Next I got a stye in my eye and... Read more »

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had unprotected oral sex with a woman whose hiv status I am unsure of. It was at the tail end of her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating Read more »

20 months of HIV stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...something I had never felt before, consisting of a very flushed feeling, and leading into peeling skin on my hands, dry mouth, coated tongue, strange red spots on my skin, extreme fatique,night sweats, nail fungus, general malaise, etc. I was... Read more »