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Does Coated Tongue Mean I Have AIDS

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Intestinal gas/coated tongue HIV or something else?

You are doing a great job. We thank you. please answer my question I beg you. I had sex from October till February. On November and February I had constipation and rashes on my groin area, which are gone now. Now I have coated tongue from February...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...medical doctor would have to do that in person. This is way out of my league because I do not think this question relates to HIV or STDs.Best of luck.RMK 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 »

Egads! Coated Tongue or what?

Hey Doc!First off, thanks for all you tireless work on this site as well as HIVDENT. A quick... Read more »
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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 »

For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html Read more »

Thrush or not?

Posted by Anonymous
...me, have I been unsafe even when I thought I was being safe in sex? Is this Thrush that the tablets havent got rid of or just coated tongue etc? One last question. Can entering your penis into someone (anally) for a split second be enough to... Read more »