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Diagnosed With Leukoplakia

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Conflicting indicators

...the past 3 months from 12,000 to 24,000. This has been the first upswing in my VL. During my last doctors visit I was also diagnosed with leukoplakia on my tongue. My doc prescribed clotrimazole lozenges, which are treating the leukoplakia...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...If the condition in your mouth is leukoplakia, then clotrimazole would not be resulting in improvement, as leukoplakia is usually the result of a virus, and clotrimazole is Read more »

Please help!!! DONATION the hospital with biopsies and endoscopies and diagnosed with leukoplakia on my tongue and... Read more »

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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
...with my life. My bf (who I have been with for 4 1/2 years) has also tested negative about 5 months ago. bf was just diagnosed with oral hairy leukoplakia! Why does he have that if we are neg? Everything I read about it also mentions... Read more »

hairy leukoplakia

Posted by midman13, 1 Reply hairy leukoplakia easy to diagnose because i have some corrugation on the sides of my tongue but it is not white. Is this normal or should i be worried because Read more »

Signs of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia - PLEASE HELP

Posted by anxious_TT, 1 Reply
...has white lines running. I also see some oral hairy leukoplkia like patterns beneath these lines. I know that i should not diagnose myself. I have decided to see a dentist to get this problem out of my mind. However it would be great if u guys... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...remove this it does come back however this area has not grown in size over this duration. I was wondering if OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia) does grow or increase in size within this time span of 6-8 months? I've read that it can vary in growth... Read more »