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How Long Does Geographic Tongue Last

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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 ulcer-like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests (including a PCR DNA) are warranted. Please note the vast majority of cases of geographic tongue, even chronic geographic tongue, have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS! This includes your... Read more »

Geographic Tongue and more

I just wrote you and got bounced off line don't know if it went through. If it did please disregard... Read more »
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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

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...Cidofovir (Vistide), originally developed to fight cytomegalovirus (CMV), might also help fight HPV. HPV infection can last for a long time, especially in people who are HIV-positive. Dysplasia and warts can return. They should be treated as... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...your body doesn't get enough blood that carries oxygen. Anemia can be mild, moderate, or severe. It can also be temporary or a longer-lasting problem. With severe or long-lasting anemia, the lack of oxygen in the blood can damage the heart,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Herbalism

...consistent "toxic heat" pattern of energy imbalances in people with advanced HIV disease. Due to Chinese medicine's emphasis on long life and immune enhancement, they feel that some herbal preparations will probably help anybody with HIV. How... Read more »
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PLEASE, someone help me? I'm so scared

Posted by John5000, 2 Replies
...end of it, my tongue was covered in white and had an abrasion on it. Since then, my tongue has had recurrant abrasions, like geographic tongue almost, and is furry and often yellow. I have been living in hell knowing fully well the common... Read more »

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 Read more »

Geographic Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello This is geographic tongue Is anyone here with either HIV or just severe stress having a problem with this http://www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/opath/Cards/GeographicTongue.html Read more »

GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE - Check it out!

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 Read more »