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Does Being Hiv Positive Cause Someone's Tongue To Swell

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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...they have any of these side effects.Other side effects may not be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side...
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HIV related swelling

l have a 2 year old daughter who is on medication for HIV we both tested positive last year after she was continually getting ill we decided to get tested. Her face and armpits are swollen a little bit the swelling on the face is just before the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good questions. Certain HIV medications can increase fat in abdominal area so I recommend a review of the situation with her HIV specialist. Some of the Read more »

is it primary hiv? please an answer. it is 4th time

hello doctor,firstof all sorry for my englishbefore eight months I went with a prostitute . i wore condom , which i checked at the end of sex.14 days later a Sunday. I got up to 38 fever (axilla temp), I got a ponstan( like advil) and I was fine.no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you experienced, are quite common, and can be caused by both viruses or bacteria. This type of symptom is not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Condom-protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »

healing time on tongue for HIV+

My piercer knew I was poz I told her. it has been 10days and I still have pain and a little swelling does me being poz effect healing process. she tried to put a smaller bar in and had to take it out and put the original size in she said because of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...surgical procedures or even tongue piercing (OUCHAMAGOUCHA!) would not be any different for you than an HIV neggie. If pain and swelling persist, you should have your recent adornment checked out by a physician to assure you don't have an... Read more »

uncomfortable tongue swelling!

have a swelling like sour on my tongue,quite painful especially almost preventing me from eating,i have to force it.lasts for 3days max. havent used any anti-biotics,which do you suggest?? i also have this on-off right side burning sensation?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You need to have your tongue/mouth examined by your HIV specialist or an ear, nose and mouth specialist to see if you have an aphthous ulcer, herpes lesion, Read more »
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HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special Considerations: Contact your health care provider immediately if symptoms... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can... Read more »
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An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...get medical help right away: Hives or sores in your mouth, or your skin blisters and peels Trouble swallowing or breathing Swelling of your face, eyes, lips, tongue, or throat Fever, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, dark urine,... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...folic acid tablets. If your vitamin B12 levels are low, you may need B12 injections or formulations of B12 you put under your tongue, no matter how much you get in your diet. This is because some people cannot absorb this vitamin from food or... Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. Read more »

HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, About mid February, I noticed was slight swelling of the glands in the upper part of the neck. The glands continue to be slightly swollen. About mid March, my tongue was slightly Read more »

Mouth Swelling

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone tell me if swelling under the tongue is any indication of HIV infection? Thanks for any help here. Read more »

please experinced people help me :'(

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...concerns, she gave me a z pack and said it is probably viral!! and thats about it. she said my throat looked normal and i had no swollen nodes in my neck. after these symptoms resolved (which is by the way the worst flu like sickness i ever had)... Read more »