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How Do You Tell If You Have 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 Read more »

1 year later and still coated tongue

Dr. Reznik14 months have passed since my seroconversion illness and i still present with coated... Read more »

Cause of coated tongue?

Dr. Reznik: Thank you for this column. I am a HIV negative man who recently developed coated... Read more »
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Recognition and Management of the Most Common Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection

... Contents Candidiasis (Thrush) Hairy Leukoplakia (HL) Coated Tongue Periodontal (Gum) Problems Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Oral Ulcerations Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) Resources It has been Read more »
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coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN BE REMOVED leaving a red and sometimes bleeding surface. Not like coated tongue that stays the same. Theres a lot a lot of things that cause coated tongue but please dont drive yourself... Read more »

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 Read more »

Need ur Help!

Posted by Anonymous
Do you all have a white coating on your tongue? it is painless, is this natural? Read more »

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 Read more »