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Is White Tongue An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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8 days after PEP and having kidney pain plus few white spots/coat on tongue

Doctor, last time you told me that the side effects of the PEP medication will "dissipate over several days". Sure enough most of the side effects are gone. However, I am still having kidney pain. I also noticed that I have some few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Could these be signs of HIV infection?" The chances would be extremely remote at best. Most likely your symptoms are related to anxiety. I'm confident your remaining symptoms will magically disappear once you get your definitive... Read more »

white tongue HIV

I have a white tongue and I am worried about having HIV. I gave oral sex to a person of unknown status on December 30th. It only lasted a few minutes and he did not cum. 6 days later, I had a painless sore throat. I started to read all these forums...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. Your bleeding gums can increase the risk, but your partners lack of ejaculation lowers it. In my opinion, we are right back where we started. Not a lot of risk. I do not think you need to... Read more »

White tongue, thrush. HIV?

Hi, firstly let me say what a great site this is, as much i hate having to look here.Anyway, been with a girl for 4 years we split up a year ago and got back together 6 months ago. We had other partners, i was safe im pretty sure she wasnt! Since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex does carry a risk for STDs, including HIV; however, "a small fungal rash" or "white coating" on your tongue is no reason to soil your tighty whities!Should you be worried? No, at least not excessively.... Read more »

Showing MOST acute HIV symptoms following 'low' risk

18 days ago, following what was an intended happy hand massage only, I had 10 seconds, very shallow (no skin contact) and protected sex before guilt stopped me, with a high risk Thai masseuse. Just prior to this, she had placed my finger on her...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
You have <b>no risk</b> for HIV from the situation you described.Let me be very clear: BEHAVIORS can be risky <b>not</b> PEOPLE.The question is whether or not your <i>behavior</i> was risky. The answer is... Read more »
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White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex with a woman whose hiv status I am unsure of. It was at the tail end of her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating on my... Read more »

Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
I dont know as yet if I am HIV +ve or -ve. I have a white streak along the sides my tongue and it is not painful. It can be scraped away easily and I have removed it. I dont have any other symptoms. I have a habit of chewing tongue and cheek.
My... Read more »

white bumps on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
now i have these little white things all around the back of my tongue!!!man i'm scared !!!
thursday will be around the 25 day mark should i wait and go in for an confidential test or go see a dr now?

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dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »