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Coated Tongue And HIV

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Intestinal gas/coated tongue HIV or something else?

You are doing a great job. We thank you. please answer my question I beg you. I had sex from October till February. On November and February I had constipation and rashes on my groin area, which are gone now. Now I have coated tongue from February...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...medical doctor would have to do that in person. This is way out of my league because I do not think this question relates to HIV or STDs.Best of luck.RMK Read more »

coated tongue

Hi Doctor Reznik? You are doing an excellent job - keep it up! My question is, by the way I'm... Read more »

1 year later and still coated tongue

Dr. Reznik14 months have passed since my seroconversion illness and i still present with coated... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida... Read more »
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First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

... I'm here today with Shelley Singer of Los Angeles, California. Shelley was diagnosed in 1997, and she is a long-time HIV prevention educator and activist. Welcome, Shelley. Thank you. When you found out you were HIV positive in... Read more »
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Recognition and Management of the Most Common Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection

... Contents Candidiasis (Thrush) Hairy Leukoplakia (HL) Coated Tongue Periodontal (Gum) Problems Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Oral Ulcerations Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Resources It has been Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of 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 »

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN BE REMOVED leaving a red and sometimes bleeding surface. Not like coated tongue that stays the same. Theres a lot a lot of things that cause coated tongue but please dont drive yourself... Read more »

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 Read more »

To Xander or Gman or anyone who could help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...looks like tiny soft grains of sand in a thick saliva like paste. Ive never had this before and Im concearned Ive read that coated tongue was a symptom of HIV Please Help Jessica Read more »