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How Does Geographic Tongue Spread

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Geographic Tongue & Timing

First of all, Merry Christmas! I had unprotected vaginal (condom broke) sex with a woman I hadn't known long and haven't seen since the incident. 7-10 days later I had a sore throat for a week. Two weeks following that, I got a weird...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello GT-Man,Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to six months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests (including a PCR DNA) are warranted. Please note the vast... Read more »

Geographic tongue and herpes

Dr. Reznik, Does geographic tongue have anything to do with oral herpes? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prison Rapes Spreading Deadly Diseases

Rape has become so common in US federal and state prisons that it could have deadly consequences for the inmate population as well as the public at large, according to experts. Prison rape has been associated with the spread of diseases such as AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Campaign Against Cross-Generational Sex Launched in Uganda to Fight Spread of HIV Among Girls, Women

Population Service International on Wednesday launched a campaign against cross-generational sex in Kampala, Uganda, to fight the spread of HIV among girls and women, Uganda's New Vision reports. According to the New Vision , cross-generational... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Education Slows Spread of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

A Penn State University study of 11 sub-Saharan African nations finds that basic education can act as a "social vaccine" against HIV/AIDS. The common belief is that if people learn the facts, behavior change will follow, explained David Baker,... Read more »

PEPFAR and Ukraine: A Partnership to Stop the Spread of HIV

Cross-posted from the State Department Blog . I recently visited Ukraine for the first time in my role as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. I was pleased to have the opportunity to return to Ukraine, a country where I have spent considerable time... Read more »
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geographic tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, all. So, I have geographic tongue which seems to be a benign condition. However, I read on the Johns Hopkins site that geographic tongue is an unusual form of psoriasis that is more commonly seen in HIV positive people. I tested neg. at... Read more »

Geographic Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This is geographic tongue
Is anyone here with either HIV or just severe stress having a problem with this
I have this along with some other symptoms
Thank You

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Posted by Anonymous
As soon as the first Dr. told me I had geographic tongue, I looked it up on the web......This site has pictures to prove it........Check it out and let me know what you think. Looks exactly like what I have in my mouth....... Read more »

Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 6 months since possible exposure and now I think I have thrush or geographic tounge. The problem is on the front of my tounge. Every morning when I wake up its back white lines of like white stuff. I brush it off and its a little red under... Read more »