Is Red Dots On Tongue A Sign Of Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...riskier than others, check out these frequently asked questions from's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you...
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Doctor Rob - I wanted to thank you and David Reznik for taking the time to craft and answer the email questions. I had an "at risk experience" about 6 months ago and about two to three months ago I started to notice a white coating on my tongue and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your thanks and your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( )!WOO-HOO and congratulations on your definitive negative tests.Be well. Stay well. Many Read more »

coated tongue with red dots.

I have recently developed a white tongue...consistently white across the surface..and perfectly spaced red 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 Read more »

Red spots,svollen lymps,infected toung...

Hello!Im a swedish girl and hiv isnt so usal here so the information is bad about help, symptoms etc. I hope some body can answer me. I tested negativ after 42 days and have no symptoms but after 12 weeaks i get red spoots on my cheest, arms,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Still unlikely to be HIV but I would get tested again at perhaps 3 months after any exposure that has you worried. Other sexually transmitted diseases Read more »

Floaters And Petechiae

Dear Dr. Wohl,I have been experiencing , floaters, petechiae and intermittent migraine headaches for the last 18 months, after a sexual encounter with a sex worker. I have had several hiv tests (3 months, 6 months and 1 year) which were all...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...HIV infection and/or exposure to HIV medications and others that are peculiar for HIV. In addition, many of us have floaters, red spots on our skin and coated tounges which we may not really pay attention to. That is until we have a risky... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...folic acid tablets. If your vitamin B12 levels are low, you may need B12 injections or formulations of B12 you put under your tongue, no matter how much you get in your diet. This is because some people cannot absorb this vitamin from food or... Read more »
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A Note for the Worried - Get Tested

Posted by 78madnad
...myself I was HIV positive. I had a consistent sore throat and night sweats. Then my tounge was hairy and covered in white with red spots/sores that would appear sporadically. Then my arms, back and chest started developing petechiae which are... Read more »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff when I rince in the facet. I also have a white coating with red spots on the back of my tongue. Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...of her lymph nodes was visually obvious. At about the same time, I noticed the appearance of little pinpoint-sized bright red dots on my skin. I have about 10 on each upper arm, one on my right forearm, and four on my chest. All of them are... Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs Read more »
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