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How Do I Treat Leukoplakia

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Conflicting indicators

Hi Doctor... I have been HIV+ for 4 years. I am not on any meds for HIV. In the past 4 years my VL has continued to go down, as my Tcell count has hovered around 750-1075. My last labs has shown that my Tcell count was 1075,the highest so far!...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...in improvement, as leukoplakia is usually the result of a virus, and clotrimazole is an antifungal medication usually used to treat oral thrush (yeast infection). So hard to know what is going on. I agree with your doctor's recommendation about... Read more »

Thrush or leukoplakia/leukopenia

Dear Dr.I have had a persistent white coating on my tongue for the past 4+ weeks. I've been... Read more »

oral hairy leukoplakia

Dr. Bob,Is there any tratment for OHL? My doc says no. Should I come to The Frascino Medical Group... Read more »
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...nausea and vomiting from taking HIV medications. Smoking increases the risk of some long-term side effects of HIV disease and treatment. These include osteoporosis (weak bones that can lead to fractures, see Fact Sheet 557 ) and osteonecrosis... Read more »
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Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...Filgrastim is sold as Neupogen┬«. It is manufactured byAmgen. Why Do People With HIV Take Filgrastim? Filgrastim does not treat HIV disease. It is used to treat ashortage of neutrophils. This condition is called neutropenia. Ifyou don't have... Read more »
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hairy leukoplakia

Posted by midman13, 1 Reply
...is hairy leukoplakia easy to diagnose because i have some corrugation on the sides of my tongue but it is not white. Is this normal or should i be Read more »

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
...have been with for 4 1/2 years) has also tested negative about 5 months ago. Well..my bf was just diagnosed with oral hairy leukoplakia! Why does he have that if we are neg? Everything I read about it also mentions HIV...I am just confused. Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if anyone out there has or has had hairy leukoplakia on their tongue? If so, how long did it take from when you first noticed it as a very small white to to being all the way down Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone ever heard of someone getting hairy leukoplakia on their tongue (confirmed by biopsy) and that person not having hiv. I have ohl and negative antibody tests and undetectable Read more »