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Coated Tongue During Window Period

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Chronic Pitted Keratolysis & White coated tongue but negative tests

Dr Bob,I had an exposure four years ago and since then (amongst other numerous problems and skin conditions) had a white coated tongue, and for the past year, chronic / recurrent pitted keratolysis (this seems to clear up quickly for most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...irrefutable. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted. A negative HIV test outside the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.If you remain "petrified," despite my reassurance, I suggest you seek... Read more »

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... Read more »

transmitting coated tongue

I asked the last question about transmitting of Erythematous Candidiasis through kissing. After... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...medications and see a health care provider right away. Other possible toxicities include eye changes and optic neuritis. Have periodic eye exams by someone who is aware you are HIV-positive. Increased uric acid levels (indicating a number of... Read more »
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Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...The reason im asking is because i have been trying to get info about HTLV window period and most sites say 40 to 50 days is the average to turn positive but i have read cases of people testing far out to 4 Read more »

Am i infected?

Posted by strick84, 1 Reply
...female then i noticed 2 fluid sores on my shaft and 3 pus like blisters on my scrotum. I noticed these a week later and a white coated tongue 2 weeks later. I tested negative at 4wks and i know that anxiety plays a role in this also so its... Read more »

Skeptical about window period

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...About the window period...I am skeptical of the current party line, that the window period for becoming antibody-positive is six months max. Read more »

Worried about locale information

Posted by Cobal, 2 Replies
...symptoms are consistant with primary hiv infection. Stomach problem, rapid loss of weight, loss of body mass, depression and coated tongue. They also told me that the 3 month window period does not apply to my situation because of symptoms, and... Read more »