How Do I Avoid Oral Hairy Leukoplakia
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, like otheropportunistic diseases, is NOT normally seen with recent HIV infection(including Acute Viral Syndrome). In persons with HIV, it is normally seenduring advanced HIV infection,... Read more »
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Statistics Suggest That Young People in Some U.S. States Are Avoiding Unsafe Sex: But It May Not Be for the Best ReasonsThe topic of oral sex among U.S. teens has been publicized from Oprah's talk show to the Atlantic Monthly. Male adult and teen oral sex recipients have risen from about 25 percent of patients in 1990 to 75-80 percent at the clinic of Jonathan... Read more »
Understanding Recent Increases in the Incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Having Sex With Men: Changes in Risk Behavior From Risk Avoidance to Risk ReductionThe authors of the current study sought to explore risk behavior and transmission routes in men having sex with men (MSM) newly diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Physicians participating in the sentinel study completed a... Read more »
HIV Testing Within At-Risk Populations in the United States and the Reasons for Seeking or Avoiding HIV TestingHIV transmission still occurs in the United States, despite dramatic decreases in AIDS cases since the introduction of HAART. As of 1998, approximately two-thirds of HIV-infected people knew their HIV status, having been tested confidentially. Since... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesi am sure i have ohl. oral hairy luekoplakia. i have had a tounge problem now for at least 3 months. i read and read about possible problems, went to the dr. not thrush! seems to resolve on it's own but comes back. affects my inner cheecks too.... Read more »
Posted by hello123, 2 RepliesWell it has been a while since I last posted in here. After testing negative 5 years post exposure I started to move on with my life. My bf (who I have been with for 4 1/2 years) has also tested negative about 5 months ago. Well..my bf was just... Read more »
Posted by saturn5656Hello,
I have a whitish appearance on both sides of my tongue.
Bit scared that it could be oral hairy leukoplakia
I have put a link to a photo which looks like the sides of my tongue.
Is... Read more »
Posted by anxious_TT, 1 ReplyHi all,
I am a worried male from UK & would greatly appreciate your help.
I had protected sex with an individual of unknown sexual status in 2007 October. I decided to get a test 1 year after this incident due to the fear of HIV. I tested... Read more »
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