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How Do You Cure Coated Tongue

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transmitting coated tongue

I asked the last question about transmitting of Erythematous Candidiasis through kissing. After looking at the picture of caoted tongue, it looks so similar that this may be whay I have instead. Is coated tongue transmittable through a kiss? I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Coated tongue is not an infectious disease and therefore not something that would be transmitted from one person to another, but rather an overgrowth of the normal papillae on the tongue with a bacterial overgrowth. As mentioned in previous messages... Read more »

coated tongue picture

are you sure that isnt thrush dave?i thought my coated tongue was bad but i cant tell you what... Read more »

picture of coated tongue?

hi, are the pictures of coated tongue reasy yet?I hae looked for them but no luck. Where will they... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
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Toward an HIV Cure: Overview and Latest Strategies

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Crack HIV's Coating

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine used a supercomputer from the University of Illinois to map the structure of the protein that makes up the HIV capsid (the virus's protein casing that holds its DNA). The capsid has to... Read more »
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Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... Read more »
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Coated Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do any fellow HIV + peoples know what causes coated tongue(overgrowth of papilae)? I use a tongue cleaner and brush, but every morning it's still there. I dont suffer from dry mouth and feel somewhat o.k., and it doesn't cause any pain. I heard once... Read more »

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Ive seen a lot a lot of people concern about having their tongues whited. They say i brush it and the next day is the same, is this hiv sympton? NO. One thing is trush that appears like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN... Read more »

tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is it true that severe stress can make your tongue white?

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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
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