The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Coated Tongue And Thrush

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts


David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...need.There are several pictures of thrush (pseudomembranous candidiasis and erythematous candidiasis), oral hairy leukoplakia and coated tongue in the HIVdent Picture Gallery.Take care,DR Read more »

coated tongue vs. thrush

what is the difference between the 2? I have had a coating on my tongue after a risky exposure. I... Read more »

Oral Thrush or Coated Tongue

In the picture on I understand... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Question and Answer

... Question: Looking at my tongue lately, it has a white coat to it. Could this be thrush? If so, what can I do about it? Answer: Thrush, the common term for candida albicans in the mouth, is a fungus that presents Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

...look he gave me, now I know, was a look like: You really don't know what is wrong with you ... but I do. He said, "You have thrush ." I never heard of it. I said, "What is it?" He said, "It's a yeast infection." I knew what a yeast infection... Read more »
Connect With Others

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply 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 »

Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...results by thursday or friday im starting to think i might be infected with HTLV because the symptoms fit specially the white thrush w/ scalloped tongue (normally happens early with HTLV as oppose to a few years after with HIV) and the brain... Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? Read more »