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Diagnosed With Coated Tongue

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Egads! Coated Tongue or what?

Hey Doc!First off, thanks for all you tireless work on this site as well as HIVDENT. A quick question for you... about a month after a risky exposure, I noticed ONLY the back of my tongue was coated with a thin layer of tartar-like paste, which I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...condition that without the ability to see what is actually occurring in your mouth, it is impossible to formulate an accurate diagnosis, therefore if you are concerned please visit a dentist experienced in oral medicine or oral pathology. With... Read more »

Diagnosed with Thrush......

Dear Dr, I live in the UK and safer sex education here has always tended to suggest that the main... 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 »
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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 months and comes back negative but later... Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello, I 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... 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 »

symptoms please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have ring worm on neck, swollen eyes, red dots on lips with loss of pigmentation, coating on tongue, tingling in hand and feet. popping in ears. it has been six months since high risk exposure. can people with hiv experience the symptoms so soon? Read more »