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Another question from the overly worried healthcare worker!

Hi Dr. Frascino I wanted to reply to your question about why I had to wait 3-4 weeks for my results. The reason being that they send the sample to the state lab instead of a private lab. I actually went to my local health department, and they told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Overly Worried Health Care Worker,Regarding the length of time it takes to get HIV test results back, I don't agree. Certainly the health department may have a long lag period and send their specimens to a state Read more »

bumps on tongue

I noticed two hard little bumps on the back of my tongue and my tongue is yellow. what could this be and should I go see a dr. immediately?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you are HIV+ with a low CD4 count (< 200) I recommend seeing your HIV specialist particularly if you are having a fever or trouble swallowing. Read more »

one last time

Hey Dr.Bob one last question just to make sure. My gp told me that even with the 9 month negative it does not completely rule out hiv. i told him my symptoms dry spots on tongue and throat, constant headaches, pain in my ears, pain in my chest(...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Despite what your well intentioned GP may have said, it is my opinion as an HIV specialist that your ongoing symptoms have nothing to do with HIV. Your nine-month negative HIV test is definitive and conclusive. Read more »

White tongue

Dr. Feinberg,I have noticed the back 1/3 of my tongue is white. I never really noticed it until I took an HIV test. While waiting for my results I spent a few days reviewing a list of HIV symptoms on the CDC's website and came across "whitish...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It's not thrush. Lots of people have coloration on their tongue-- it's normal. Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You Read more »

Black Spot on Tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the net about what this could be. Should I go to get tested? I was recently tested in mid-February for all STD's (including HIV) and all came back neg. HELP! Read more »

Spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi: Anyone ever heard of chancre appearing on tongue as possible site of HIV infection. was given head from a guy and his wife and she kissed me once. About 5 weeks later had little white chancre appear Read more »

I am showing symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a couple of days and then will go away ...only to come back again in a few weeks. Does this sound like definiite symptoms of HIV?? Help! Read more »