Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is Hairy Tongue A Symptom Of HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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
...Hello,Does a hairy tongue equal HIV? No, of course not. You had only three low-risk exposures and subsequently have had five HIV-1 ELISAs and one HIV-2 Read more »

Am I whoo able after being victim of sake spitter

Dr Bob. First I would like to thank you for all you do for society. You may not remember my... Read more »

Update 3 lives in danger

Hi Dr. Bob How are you? Sorry to be writing again and I'll try and be brief. I saw an Infectious... Read more »
Articles
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
Connect With Others

Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
...along the sides of my tongue? 3. I would also take like to take this opportunity to ask another unrelated question. One of the symptoms of HIV is FLU like symptoms, is this ?FLU? contagious, i.e if I have it can the FLU be passed onto others who... Read more »

I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
...now know I have HIV!! as well as my infecting my girlfriend. We are both experiencing Diarrhea on a regular basis; both have hairy tongue and we are both fatigued all the time. This just cannot be coincidence!!!! Prior to me having unprotected... Read more »

OHL WHITE HAIRY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, does anyone know if you can have a white hairy tongue that doesn't scrape off and have white creamy cheeks on the mouthcheeks without being hiv+? I never had problems with my tongue Read more »

Paranoid and anxious about negative test

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
Hello to everyone on this forum this is my first post so I'll be brief. I basically had a exposure with a sex worker several months ago. She gave me oral unprotected and light rimming, but what has got my anxiety running out of control is at one... Read more »