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Is Red Dots On Tongue A Sign Of Hiv

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coated tongue with red dots.

I have recently developed a white tongue...consistently white across the surface..and perfectly spaced red dots...it is not extremely painful but does have a bit of a burning feeling.only slight burning...near where my teeth scrape over...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
What you describe sounds like a simple case of coated tongue. The perfectly spaced red dots you mention are most likely part of the normal anatomy of the tongue. The most probable reason that you are experiencing some discomfort is due to the minor... Read more »

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MORE RED DOTS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just noticed more red dots not only on my lips now inside
when i pull my lip down.And on tip of tongue just called the doctor. he will look at them tonight. Had EMG today won't get results until friday.also have brown tongue Read more »

RED DOTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have little red dots on lips, eyelids and hands. speider looking
veins all over chest. had blood exposure in cut. the person
is hiv+ hep c+ three weeks after exposure had sore throat non tender swollen lymph nodes,diarrhea,fever,dry cough
dark urine,... Read more »

little red dots

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Anyone here know what these tiny red dots are on both my thighs? They aren't raised. I don't think they are folliculitis. I had a possible exposure to HIV 6 months ago. I had a negative antibody test at 5 1/2 months. These dots are really... Read more »

RED DOTS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Went to the doctor said he is not sure what the red dots are
but I have a chronic reactivated EBV. Thinks I should see ID
since exposure with hiv + hep c + blood. had mono long time ago. My EMG results will be back friday they only did my legs
but my... Read more »