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Coated Tongue Sign Of HIV Infection

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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
Hello "Going Nuts,"Do I think you're being paranoid??? Absolutely!Your "...'numberous' AB and DUO" negative HIV tests are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-already-able! The evidence is overwhelming and irrefutable. HIV is not your... Read more »

Thickly coated tongues: a footprint of viral infection?

Dr. Boyle, I noticed in a question that someone mentioned to you that, among other recent symptoms,... 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 »
Articles
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men, only five reported any history of injection drug use (IDU). HIV infection, IDU, fisting, and use of gamma hydroxyl butyrate (GHB) were found to be significantly associated with HCV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

Respondent-driven sampling (RDS), a network-based method used to recruit hidden populations, is prone to bias. "However, these biases could facilitate recruitment of high-risk networks," according to the authors, who examined recruitment patterns... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
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Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
...have unprotected anal sex or offer oral sex only recieved. What are my chances of having it and which of these could be primary HIV infection symptoms? Thank you for your help. 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 »

hopeless

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
had ars at 3 weeks .tested at 6months test neg my feet are so sweaty and tingling my hand are doing the same. have coating on tongue,insomnia eyelid swelling with little red dots on them.blurred vision. urinating alot high risk exposure hepc hiv.... Read more »