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How To Treat Coated Tongue And HIV

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Thickly coated tongues: a footprint of viral infection?

Dr. Boyle, I noticed in a question that someone mentioned to you that, among other recent symptoms, their tongue had become white.My question may sound a bit trite, but I would very much appreciate your perspective: I had always been told, when...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
There are a number causes of a "coated" tongue, many are harmless but some may serve as signs of infection. Without seeing your particular tongue, it is tough to comment on the significance of its being coated, but if it has been that way for years,... Read more »

Intestinal gas/coated tongue HIV or something else?

You are doing a great job. We thank you. please answer my question I beg you. I had sex from... Read more »

1 year later and still coated tongue

Dr. Reznik14 months have passed since my seroconversion illness and i still present with coated... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...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 Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks ... Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

...next several weeks, I would go to these doctors and interview them, show them my lab reports, talk to them about their style of treatment, what they knew, how they wanted to proceed. Dr. Galpin -- he was aggressive, he was very frank and... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is 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 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 »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe it... Read more »

What is going on .

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is im still having symptoms coated tounge,pains,and nuaseated on and off.Also ive had a yeast infection for 6 months that i treat and keeps comming back also ive had sores in my nose for 6 months that i use antibacterial cream on they clear up... Read more »