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throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

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. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You

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White spots on tonsils, oral thrush

Posted by lovelivelife1, 2 Replies
Exposure date was 8/1/12

8/2/12 Body hurt a lot for 3 days like I worked out or something mainly thighs and knee cap area it hurt to walk

8/9/12 bump appears on left shoulder area raised Dr took a sample of it and it came back as a staph infection... Read more »

White spots on the inner sides of lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi ,

I was recently diagnosed with NGU a couple of weeks back.From day one , i have had these white spots under my lips.I have had exceptionally bad breath .

Could anybody please tell me what this is ? The doctor checked it out and said that is was... Read more »
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White spots in throat--could it be a symptom?

While on business in S. Korea, I had sex with a prostitute. Although we useda condom, after we had sex, she grabbed the outside of the condom (with her vaginal fluids on it) withher hand, pulled it off, and then used the same hand to fondle the then...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.As far as your risk is concerned, during the time you were having intercoursewith the prostitute, your risk was low, as long as you were using the condomcorrectly and it did not break. Both latex and polyurethane... Read more »

White patches on back of throat! Help!

Hello to you. My ? is why do i have white patches on very back of throat and red bumps on the thing on the roof of my mouth that looks like a punching bag? Have been tested for aids, and was negative, but that was more than a year ago. While...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
If all your HIV tests are negative, then most likely you do not have HIV. Have you had a throat culture performed?? White patches can often be a sign of thrush (a fungal infection). Could you have a sexually transmitted infection? Have you had oral... Read more »

Having spots, sore in the penis and throat after receiving oral sex

I received unprotected oral sex from a prostitute 12 days ago. The contact was less than a minute and I ejaculated is her mouth. She through me away suddenly. After two days I felt sore in throat and penis. Then a spot of about one centimeter...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Roberto.Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of spots (or rashes) over the Internet. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). The HIV-acquisition risk from unprotected insertive oral sex is very low. I... Read more »

White spots

Hello Dr.,First of all, the type of questions that people are asking you are thankfully very focused on the same concerns that I have. Your responses have been very helpful.In a recent response you mentioned that thrush and other forms of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear Mike:Whereas it is possible to present with thrush (candidiasis)during seroconversion illness, what you descibe does not sound like candidiasis. The explanation that was offered to you does sound credible.DRps Thanks for the positive feedback!... Read more »
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