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How Long Does Coated Tongue Last

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Having a really difficult time

Hi Dr.Young, I had an "essentially nonexistent" risk In Dr. Bob's estimation back in Dec '07. Licking my fingers After vigorously fingering a stripper (think she was +) I had ars type systems 6 weeks post and a shower of increase Of eyefloaters 4...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...have immune control of HIV without developing an antibody response.3) No. It's not clear that you ever had ARS symptoms. A coated tongue (like floaters) is not the sine qua non of HIV, rather there are many things that could result in the... Read more »

just wondering?

I was reading in my college health book that a symptom of hiv infection is a white coating on the... Read more »

transmitting coated tongue

I asked the last question about transmitting of Erythematous Candidiasis through kissing. After... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...points lie on energy pathways called "meridians." Acupuncture treatments are designed to improve the flow and balance of energy along these meridians. Traditional Chinese medicine is at least 2,500 years old. It views the human body as a system... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...causing PN. Drug-induced PN normally goes away totally if the drugs are stopped when PN first appears. However, this can take as long as eight weeks. If you continue to take the drugs, the nerve damage might become permanent. Non-drug... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Isentress

...treatment in na├»ve patients (those who have never been on HIV drug therapy). In December 2009, U.S. HIV guidelines added Isentress along with a Truvada backbone as a preferred regimen for treatment-naive patients. The guidelines noted drawbacks:... Read more »
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Worried about symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...fever. Since then I get a soar throat on and off and yesterday after almost 8 weeks of exposure my throat hurts and have a white coating tongue and a sore on the inner lip. If this is ARS does it usually last so long almost a 8 weeks and still... Read more »

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 »

how long did it take to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...who already tested +ve I really need some help. My problem is that I've been exposed and having symptoms. Lost alot of weight, coated tongue, body pains, and just feeling awful all day. I've been posting in the forum and found that most of the... Read more »