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Coated Tongue After Insertive Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV

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White coating on back of tongue

Doctor I can't express enough how awesome you are. I'm sure that you get MANY similar comments but they are all well deserved.As for me I just had a question concerning a white coating on the back of me tongue. It seems that it is always...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments.There are many causes for a white tongue. The vast, vast, vast majority of cases have nothing to do with HIV. The HIV-acquisition risk for oral sex is very low. See the chapter in the archives devoted to this... Read more »

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Rick, I have a thin, slightly whitish coating on my tongue. The coating is uniform throughout the... Read more »

Insertive Oral Sex and a Worried Well's Post Trauma

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There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
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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 »

Insertive Oral Sex for 1 min. Pls respond...!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hell All Doctors and HIV experts,

I am in very tesnsion due to being Insertive partner during Oral Sex in an encounter with a female sex worker...

I m wondering what are my chances of becoming positive when receiving Oral Sex from a woman for less... Read more »

insertive oral sex

Posted by deddy, 1 Reply
my risk was insertive oral sex, i have a 2 months test negative...
can i be infected anyway?
tanks Read more »

STDs in Insertive Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had an unprotected Insertive Oral Sex for a while. I want to know what STDs can transmit in this way.

I have been told that SALIVA does not transmit HIV. But can it transmit other STD...What are they and how dangerous they can be.

I have sore... Read more »