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Hairy Tongue During Window Period

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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 »

Please Help question additional info

Mark- I am the one who emailed earlier regarding negative ab but declining CD4 of over 300 in about... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts:... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...sores in the genital area. Herpes outbreaks can happen over and over again and may be linked to stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, menstruation, or genital friction. HIV-positive women tend to have more frequent and more difficult-to-treat herpes... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...herpes infections, there is no proof that it will preventthe transmission of HIV.) Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact withblood. Take care of your mouth. The likelihood of oral HIV transmission... Read more »
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Hiv pcr testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, would a hiv pcr test be best to get if you have ohl(hairy tongue on the tongue and white creamy cheeks)? I am past the 6month window period. Last negative was Jan 01. Last exposure was June Read more »

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 »

hiv or something else?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...monogamous with my female partner and I found out later she wasn't with me so I am concerned about hiv(symptoms persist)white hairy tongue also. Never put your life at risk for sexual intercourse its not worth it. Thanks for reading my post and... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...bleeding from the gums of one of my bottom front teeth. But no dry mouth (well, only in the mornings) or dry tongue, no white or hairy tongue, and no thrush. The only glands I've truly felt are those that are located directly under my earlobe,... Read more »