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Coated Tongue After Topping Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV

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coating on top back of tongue

Dr. FeinbergI'm a 43 year old male and have a white coating towards the back top of my tongue, sore throat and the sensation of something being stuck in my throat. A coworker (local national) had developed very much the same symptoms around the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like you have pharyngitis, which can be due to various bacteria or yeast. See a physician who may be able to tell more by the way it looks, and can certainly do a throat culture. HIV- as well as HIV+ people get pharyngitis.... Read more »

Thrush?...or Coated Tongue after medicine

Dave,I have had protected sex with other people and recently developed a white tongue....evenly... Read more »

Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

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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 »

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 on my... Read more »

dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »