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If I Have Ars Will I Have White Tongue

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White coating on back of tongue

Doctor I can't express enough how awesome you are. I'm sure that you get MANY similar comments but they are all well deserved.As for me I just had a question concerning a white coating on the back of me tongue. It seems that it is always...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments.There are many causes for a white tongue. The vast, vast, vast majority of cases have nothing to do with HIV. The HIV-acquisition risk for oral sex is very low. See the chapter in the archives devoted to this... Read more »

White tongue

I have had a white tongue for almost two weeks, with an occasional dry mouth. The white does not... Read more »

white tongue HIV

I have a white tongue and I am worried about having HIV. I gave oral sex to a person of unknown... Read more »
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Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
I dont know as yet if I am HIV +ve or -ve. I have a white streak along the sides my tongue and it is not painful. It can be scraped away easily and I have removed it. I dont have any other symptoms. I have a habit of chewing tongue and cheek.
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OT's-duringARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I tested at 7 weeks but have had some weird symptoms- white tongue with red swollen ridges around the edges. I'm tired as all get out. My heart beats about three times as fast as usual. My soccer practices make me almost colapse. I can't sleep... Read more »

fissured tongue and ars

Posted by Anonymous
I have just looked in the mirror this morning and saw that my tongue was completely fissured. Is it a symptom of ars ? - I am currently at week 7 after a low risk exposure (protected sex)

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why is my tongue white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have one question though, why is my tounge white, is this normal for a tounge. it doesnt hurt, and the stuff doesnt scrape of easily. its just like white in the back. is this normal or is this thrush??????? PS, i tested negative at 5 months and... Read more »