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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your 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 perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes, elevate...
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white spot on tounge

I have a white spot on the underside of the tip of my tounge, is this a symptom of ARS ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...You cannot determine if you are HIV infected or if you are experiencing acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) based on one symptom alone. Without a thorough risk history Read more »

Very worried! Is this risky?

Dr. Bob, I would appreciate if you respond. I made a donation. I had an encounter with a sex worker in Egypt. I did not penetrate her at all. I kissed her briefly on the lips and I think her tounge touched my lip - my lip had an abrasion. I rubbed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible at best. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. If Read more »

Red spots,svollen lymps,infected toung...

Hello!Im a swedish girl and hiv isnt so usal here so the information is bad about help, symptoms etc. I hope some body can answer me. I tested negativ after 42 days and have no symptoms but after 12 weeaks i get red spoots on my cheest, arms,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Still unlikely to be HIV but I would get tested again at perhaps 3 months after any exposure that has you worried. Other sexually transmitted diseases Read more »

HIV1 and 2 negative

okay, this may be really stupid, but I have thought I might be HIV pos for 10-12 years now and finally, due to some thrush and spots on the back of my tounge, got a test. My doctor said it could be related to thyroid issues. Blood was drawn, and I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
yes, relax.Your story points out the stress and anxiety that not knowing your status can bring. You spent a decade worrying about something that you didn't have-- a simple test would have provided this information.Good luck with sorting out what's... Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought Read more »

Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...front. They seem to be like craters with white borders. My tounge also burns really bad. There are also a few tiny little red spots that hurt too. Does this sound like thrush or geographic tounge and is this consistent with HIV infection or could... Read more »

A Note for the Worried - Get Tested

Posted by 78madnad
... After the herpes outbreak I convinced myself I was HIV positive. I had a consistent sore throat and night sweats. Then my tounge was hairy and covered in white with red spots/sores that would appear sporadically. Then my arms, back and chest... 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 »