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Hiv Patients Thrush On Tongue

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Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I did not get pep. 3 weeks after, I developed muscle aches and anxiety. I lost my appetite and lost 15 pounds in 2 months. I alos developed a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR DNA at 14 weeks following an occupational exposure from a patient who tested HIV negative on rapid testing are sufficient to rule out HIV as a cause of your symptoms. No... Read more »

Thrush

Is it possible that a thrush involving the tongue lasts for less than 24 hrs during an ARS?Could a... Read more »

AIDS-Defining Afflictions

How often do you see AIDS-defining afflictions show up in patiens who have yet to meet the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to... Read more »
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For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html Read more »

For AIDS2HIV, ErricCo, SteveR (DUO TEST NEGATIVE)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it is no longer that and certainly not HIV related. Not sure what to make of that as i still have the problem today of coated tounge and sore throat. I just phoned the practice a few minutes ago about it and they restated that the tests are... Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...throat, rash, and dry mouth.. Now 3months later I still have swollen nodes in my neck, achey back pain, minor sore throat and thrush... I have had 5 tests total all of which came back negative. I live near san fransisco so I went to a HIV clinic... Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know when hairy leukoplakia appears if someone gets infected ? - The back of my tongue is white and,after having seen a doctor, he told me that it was not a fungal infection. Thank you for the answer, I am very scary. Read more »