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Does Your Tongue And Mouth Swell When You Have Hiv

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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...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 effects continue or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A...
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Am I HIV infected ?

i am 62 Kg male , suffered from homosexuality for over 8 years, I traveled to another country trying to reorient my sexual orientation into straight case but i couldn't continue because i hadn't enough money, but i wished to , I suffered from many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...see a psychiatrist to help you with sexual orientation issues, depression and anxiety. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV, but rather are very consistent with anxiety. If indeed you were sexually assaulted (anal rape), you should get... 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 »

Help! Low CD4...Do I have HIV?

Hi Dr. Frascino,I feel like I am going to die...I seem to have many symptoms of HIV and a low CD4 count (396), but have tested negative for HIV, so have not been given any treatment. Do you think I could really be infected, but it is not showing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all-to-common one! You have been fixated on an illness, which you could not possibly have; had an excessive number of unwarranted HIV tests (all of which have been negative); and now a physician orders a completely unwarranted test (CD4), which... 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
...Hi,Healing time for 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 Read more »
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The Well Project

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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...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, or pain on the right side of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less than 300 May affect appetite More... Read more »
The Body

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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Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs 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 »

Unprotected vaginal in NYC..lots of symptoms..help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cheek size of zit. Went away quickly. Now that I am looking I noticed two more one after the other no bigger than a "pen dot" Tongue is mostly white but not neccesarily coated with "cheese-like plaque" thrush? Noticably intense heart pulse all... Read more »

Need help

Posted by eh3572, 2 Replies
...be something like a ball in my throat. Also I appreared to have a bit of a sore mouth and swollen tonsils. Even under the tounge in the back of my mouth seemed to be swollen. It appeared that the roof of my mouth was swollen and sore but not... Read more »