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Is Sore On Tongue An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Acute hiv symptoms - resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum.

Dear doctor Frascino, I was exposed to HIV in Bangkok six weeks ago and starting last week I had sore throat, coated tongue with no fever or other acute HIV symdrom related symptoms. I have started to take PEP medication in Thailand, local...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your isolated sore throat and coated tongue symptoms are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome). Missing three days of AZT during your PEP treatment is not a significant problem. Your fears are unwarranted. Read more »

3 years later...

Hi Doc,First of all, thanks for all your work. Here, your foundation and clinic. You're awesome2nd, here's my question. I was under suspicion that I could have had contracted HIV in 2006 (Jan). I though I had the early symptoms etc. (the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are absolutely correct! I can't diagnose over the Internet and yes, you need to get tested! As for symptoms of HIV disease three years after infection, this varies considerably from person to person. Most HIV-infected folks have minimal to Read more »

GI symptoms after acute hiv infection?

It has been 3 weeks after a possible exposure with a female pro. Here's what was involved: deep kissing with me having esophageal erosion, her saliva on my penis, and protected intercourse. Since then I've had a sore throat, muscle aches,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...kissing is not considered to be a significant HIV-transmission risk, even with an "esophageal erosion." (Just how long was that tongue of hers? Were you kissing a "female pro" or a frog?)Thanks for your willingness to make a donation to the... Read more »

EARLY SYMPTOMS OF hiv

Hi, I am watching your posts and you are doing great work by helping people in clarifying the doubts.I will donate to your foundation. It is almost 1 year I had sex with sex worker in florida. Please let me know what are the possible symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The "possible symptoms of HIV" vary greatly from person to person. I'll repost a question from the archives that discussed the potential signs and symptoms Read more »
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Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...time i guess you can say "i dipped myself" in her once for about 5 seconds. II had a sore throat with a white coating on my tongue so i was worried sick. I went to the Dr about a 2 weeks ago and got tested everything was negative. They told me... Read more »

Tensed!!!!

Posted by xyz76, 4 Replies
...dry mouth, dry lips and discomfort around the throat area. No fever, muscle ache, or severe tiredness. Are these symptoms of acute HIV. Please advise when should I take a test Thanks a lot in advance XYZ Read more »

symptoms

Posted by mf1, 1 Reply
...have hiv. SInce May of last year, I have went to the doctor a couple of different times. The first time he diagnosed me with acute pharyngitis and gave me antibiotics. My throat remained dry and I started to get white patches on my tongue as well... Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe it was thrush, but the doctor said it was... Read more »