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How To Prevent Geographic Tongue When You Have Hiv

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Geographic tongue & HIV

Hello, My partner has geograpic tongue and everytime saliva is exchanged in excess my stomach gets upset. I understan GT is a type of fungus or bacteria, i think he transmits it to me making me ill and due to my positive status it worries me. What...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...In itself, geographuc tongue does not carry any specific risk for the transmission of HIV. It is really an open sore comong into contact with another open sore in your mouth that would carry the risk of transmission. Read more »

Geographic Tongue & Timing

First of all, Merry Christmas! I had unprotected vaginal (condom broke) sex with a woman I hadn't... Read more »

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Ulcers on Tongue........

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...recently have this red tip on my tongue and over the past year i had unprotected sex, ive read that apthous ulcers are a sign of hiv infection, do they just appear in certain spots or i hear they are very painful,this is more of a red area and... 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 »

TONGUE REALLY WEIRD LOOKING

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the redness goes away but the cracks always are there,my question is has anyone ever heard of this and could this be hiv or aids related? thanks and god bless you all. Read more »