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Getting Geographic Tongue When You're Hiv Positive

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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

Is geographic tongue a condition often found in HIV positive patients?... Read more »

Geographic Tongue

In a previously answered question you said the Geographic Tongue is not related to HIV. I went to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social and Geographic Distance in HIV Risk

In the current study, the authors examined the relationship between social distance (measured as the geodesic, or shortest distance, between two people in a connected network) and geographic distance (the actual distance between them in kilometers... Read more »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lawmakers Criticize Proposed Ryan White Reauthorization Bill, Geographical Change in Fund Allocation

Lawmakers from California, New Jersey and New York on Thursday criticized proposed changes to funding calculations under the Ryan White CARE Act , which they say could move millions of dollars in HIV/AIDS funding from the northeastern and western... Read more »
TheBody.com

For HIV-Positive Latinas in the Bay Area, Picking Up Where Systems Leave Off

The state of California has the largest Latino population in the U.S., and is second only to New York in terms of the number of its AIDS cases according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's most recent count . While San Francisco... 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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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 »

To Dylan & Mark Re: Geographic Tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey Mark and Dylan
Or anyone who knows anyting about geographic tongue
You can read my posts Im one of the original Dirty Dozen and one of the last to fall
One of the main problems I have in acepting I don't have HIV is this Geo tongue Ive had it now... Read more »