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Geographic Tongue Prevention

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Geographic tongue & HIV

Hello, My partner has geograpic tongue and everytime saliva is exchanged in excess my stomach gets upset. I understan GT is a type of fungus or bacteria, i think he transmits it to me making me ill and due to my positive status it worries me. What...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
In itself, geographuc tongue does not carry any specific risk for the transmission of HIV. It is really an open sore comong into contact with another open sore in your mouth that would carry the risk of transmission. Apart from this, if contact... Read more »

Geographic tongue and herpes

Dr. Reznik, Does geographic tongue have anything to do with oral herpes? ... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Mapping the Cure With Geographic Information Systems

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy has provided the nation with a long-overdue framework for a population-based approach to HIV prevention and a more coordinated national response. But faced with funding reductions, HIV/AIDS professionals are now... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and AIDS in the United States by Geographic Distribution

Fast Facts HIV and AIDS are generally concentrated in urban areas in the United States. In 2009, the number of adults and adolescents living with an AIDS diagnosis was highest in the South. In 2010, blacks accounted for the largest proportion... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Geographic Differences in HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos -- 46 States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Table of Contents Introduction New Diagnoses of HIV Infection Prevalence Rate of Diagnosed HIV Infection Editorial Note Acknowledgment References TABLE 1. Estimated Number* and Percentage of New Diagnoses of HIV Infection Among... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women in India's Karnataka State Unaware Condoms Can Prevent HIV; Expanded Access to Condoms, Prevention Efforts Needed

About 35% of women in India's Karnataka state know that condoms can prevent HIV transmission, according to India's National Family Health Survey , the Times of India reports. The survey indicated a need for increased access to HIV prevention and... Read more »
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geographic tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, all. So, I have geographic tongue which seems to be a benign condition. However, I read on the Johns Hopkins site that geographic tongue is an unusual form of psoriasis that is more commonly seen in HIV positive people. I tested neg. at... Read more »

Geographic Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello
This is geographic tongue
Is anyone here with either HIV or just severe stress having a problem with this
http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/opath/Cards/GeographicTongue.html
I have this along with some other symptoms
Thank You

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GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE - Check it out!

Posted by Anonymous
As soon as the first Dr. told me I had geographic tongue, I looked it up on the web......This site has pictures to prove it........Check it out and let me know what you think. Looks exactly like what I have in my mouth.......

http://www.usc.edu/hsc/de... Read more »

Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 6 months since possible exposure and now I think I have thrush or geographic tounge. The problem is on the front of my tounge. Every morning when I wake up its back white lines of like white stuff. I brush it off and its a little red under... Read more »