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coated tongue picture

are you sure that isnt thrush dave?i thought my coated tongue was bad but i cant tell you what relief i got after seeing this! This looks like more than coated tongue. and you are saying that coated tongue is not related to hiv? any comments would...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Yes that is the picture of my tongue. I went for about a week without brushing my tongue and due to the medications I take for sinus problems I also have dry mouth.This is not a pretty picture, but again, coated tongue is not an opportunistic oral... 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 »

DIFFERENCE IN COATED TONGUE AND THRUSH AND LEUKOPLAKIA

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THRUSH,LEUKOPLAKIA AND COATED TONGUE... 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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