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Diagnosed With Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

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Question #1: Oral Hairy LeukoplakiaQuestion #2: Symptoms of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Question 1:Have you seen any documentation of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia in people with HIVprimary infection (ARS), or is this a symptom that only will be found in thelater stage of HIV and AIDS ? Question 2:Dose it exist a test for Oral Hairy...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your questions. Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, like otheropportunistic diseases, is NOT normally seen with recent HIV infection(including Acute Viral Syndrome). In persons Read more »

Thrush, Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, & the tongue

I'm confused about Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, Thursh, and the tongue.Does Oral Hairy Leukoplakia occur... Read more »

oral hairy leukoplakia or oral ulcer??

Hi doctor...I have been fairly worried after a lowish risk encounter.About the month after the... Read more »
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NNRTIs: The Next Generation Approaches

...treatment for about a year, but he continued to seek input from his physician on treatment advances. During one visit, JD was newly diagnosed with oral hairy leukoplakia, which was noted to be a minor HIV-associated condition. His CD4+ cell... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Oral Health is Vital for People With HIV

... Candidiasis Gingivitis Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Oral Warts Kaposi's Sarcoma Preventionis Important Dental Services in Los Angeles County for People with HIV/AIDS Approximately Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Are Opportunistic Diseases?

...conditions that MAY indicate a problem with the immune system, but are NOT AIDS defining: Candidiasis in the mouth (thrush) Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Microspordium in the intestines lasting for more than one month Other illnesses of unusual... Read more »
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Risky Behaviors/Detection of Infection

...period compared to the control rate ranged from two-fold for seborrhea to >58-fold for oral infection, which included thrush, oral hairy leukoplakia, and other unspecified oral conditions. Shingles (39-fold increase) and unexplained fever... 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. Well..my 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 »

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 »

is this oral hairy leukoplakia ?

Posted by saturn5656
...Hello, I have a whitish appearance on both sides of my tongue. Bit scared that it could be oral hairy leukoplakia I have put a link to a photo which looks like the sides of my tongue. ... Read more »

ORAL HAIRY LEUKOPLAKIA

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i am sure i have ohl. oral hairy luekoplakia. i have had a tounge problem now for at least 3 months. i read and read about possible problems, went to the dr. not thrush! seems to resolve on it's own but comes back. affects my inner cheecks too.... Read more »