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Hairy Tongue During Seroconversion

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Hairy Tongue = HIV?

I have been tested using ELISA for HIV-1 five times and HIV-2 once over a course of several years since my last sexual exposure. All tests were reported negative. Throughout this same time period I continue to have hairy tongue despite a healthy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a hairy tongue equal HIV? No, of course not. You had only three low-risk exposures and subsequently have had five HIV-1 ELISAs and one HIV-2 Read more »

Hairy Tongue and OHL

What is the difference between OHL and just a case of "hairy tongue" that is not HIV related. I... Read more »

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What is hairy tongue and how is it treated? Read more »
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OHL WHITE HAIRY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, does anyone know if you can have a white hairy tongue that doesn't scrape off and have white creamy cheeks on the mouthcheeks without being hiv+? I never had problems with my tongue Read more »

Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
...have removed it. I don?t have any other symptoms. I have a habit of chewing tongue and cheek. My question is/are 1.Can the OHL/hairy tongue be easily scrapped off? 2. And is there any other reason for the white streaks to be present along the... Read more »

I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
...now know I have HIV!! as well as my infecting my girlfriend. We are both experiencing Diarrhea on a regular basis; both have hairy tongue and we are both fatigued all the time. This just cannot be coincidence!!!! Prior to me having unprotected... Read more »

for anonymous w/tongue

Posted by QQQ, 1 Reply
...I have had the same problem with my tounge now for 4 months. I think it is just geographic tongue and hairy tongue, at least thats what my dentist says and what most of the info on the net seems to indicate. I was obsessed thinking it was Read more »