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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 »

what test to do

Doctor,please help me!I read similar question here but still I'd like to tell You about my case.15... 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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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... Read Part Two of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 23, 2010. Fear of an Epidemic Resulting in an Epidemic of Fear: The Worried-Wells Imagine being so frightened of contracting an illness that you begin believing God is sending you bad omens... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
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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 »

Way Nervous.. Any thoughts?

Posted by nervous2008, 3 Replies
...some poker in a way smoky poker room. Drank but did not smoke (enogh 2nd hand for evreyone). On April 27th woke up with white hairy tongue. On April 28th, got tested [9 weeks since last encounter and over 4 months of 1st encounter] and cameback... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response. 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 »