If You Have A White Hairy Tongue Does That Mean You Have Hiv

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Hairy Tongue = HIV?

I have been tested using ELISA for HIV-1 five times and HIV-2 once over a course of several years since my last sexual exposure. All tests were reported negative. Throughout this same time period I continue to have hairy tongue despite a healthy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

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