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How To Treat Leukoplakia And Hiv

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Conflicting indicators

Hi Doctor... I have been HIV+ for 4 years. I am not on any meds for HIV. In the past 4 years my VL has continued to go down, as my Tcell count has hovered around 750-1075. My last labs has shown that my Tcell count was 1075,the highest so far!...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...If the condition in your mouth is leukoplakia, then clotrimazole would not be resulting in improvement, as leukoplakia is usually the result of a virus, and clotrimazole is Read more »

oral hairy leukoplakia

Dr. Bob,Is there any tratment for OHL? My doc says no. Should I come to The Frascino Medical Group... Read more »

Too good to be true?:SAMe and HIV depression, and the liver

NelsonThis SAMe supplement souds too good to be true. An antioxidant, liver cleanser that helps... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, see Fact Sheet 515 ) For women,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy leukoplakia Kaposi's Sarcoma Enlarged saliva glands Shingles (herpes zoster) Oral warts... Read more »
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I-57: Treatment of Primary HIV Infection with Zidovudine, Lamivudine and Indinavir: A Case-Control Study

...developed any major or minor complications of HIV, while in the untreated group 6 developed oral candida, 6 demonstrated oral hairy leukoplakia, 3 experienced peripheral neuropathy and one had esophageal candidiasis. Although this study... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Sanguinaria

...safe for combatting gingivitis, although some observers are still concerned that long-term use may increase the risk of oral leukoplakia (precancerous growths in the mouth that may result from constant irritation). Sanguinaria is collected in the... Read more »
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Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
...have been with for 4 1/2 years) has also tested negative about 5 months ago. Well..my bf was just diagnosed with oral hairy leukoplakia! Why does he have that if we are neg? Everything I read about it also mentions HIV...I am just confused. Read more »

hairy leukoplakia

Posted by midman13, 1 Reply
...is hairy leukoplakia easy to diagnose because i have some corrugation on the sides of my tongue but it is not white. Is this normal or should i be Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if anyone out there has or has had hairy leukoplakia on their tongue? If so, how long did it take from when you first noticed it as a very small white to to being all the way down Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone ever heard of someone getting hairy leukoplakia on their tongue (confirmed by biopsy) and that person not having hiv. I have ohl and negative antibody tests and undetectable Read more »