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Is Geographic Tongue A Symptom Of HIV

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constellation of symptoms

Dr. Bob, Thank you so much first of all for all the good you do on this site. I had been terrified of getting tested for years, but in the last 2 years have had some concerning symptoms. I began having mouth ulcers constantly and what i think...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is no longer in the differential diagnosis. As I'm sure you are probably aware, the vast majority of cases of mouth ulcers, geographic tongue and intermittent diarrhea have absolutely nothing to do with HIV. If your symptoms are persistent (or... Read more »

Weird things in my mouth

Hi, Dr. Reznik. In July of '99, I received unprotected oral sex from a high-risk woman. I... Read more »

Geographic tongue & HIV

Hello, My partner has geograpic tongue and everytime saliva is exchanged in excess my stomach gets... Read more »
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weird oral problem

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...deficiency check on my blood work and all came back fine,he said something about glossitis or geographic tongue, is this any symptom of hiv?would not other problems have risen by now or even this problem got more severe? well thank you all for... Read more »

Ulcers on Tongue........

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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 not... 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 »

WOW!!!! WHAT A RELIEF

Posted by Anonymous
...He felt my nodes. They were FINE. He looked at my tongue. I DO NOT HAVE THRUSH. I have a geographic tongue!!!!! This is NOT a symptom of HIV (This was one of the main things worrying me) After speaking with hime and telling him all he said he did... Read more »