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Is Hairy Tongue An Early Sign Of 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
...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 »

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 »

Update from 2004 3 lives in danger one is daughter

Dear Dr. BobI am glad to see you are doing well and still helping people out. I am losing my mind... Read more »
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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 »

help help help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...severe pain in jaw with herpes on palate, burning tongue that fold together blurred vision,swollen eyelid with little red dots hairy tongue getting betting if a wash with benadryl mouth not as dry my princkling hannds and feet are driving me... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...bleeding from the gums of one of my bottom front teeth. But no dry mouth (well, only in the mornings) or dry tongue, no white or hairy tongue, and no thrush. The only glands I've truly felt are those that are located directly under my earlobe,... Read more »

PCR OR NOT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...to get a pcr test after several negative results with the antibody(elisa)test but symptoms of hiv infection:floaters, white hairy tongue, yellow bands on both side of the bottom of mouth, unable to gain weight, loss of body fat in the year, mouth... Read more »