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Is White Tongue An Early Sign Of HIV

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white tongue, nerves wrecked

Sir, I really need an honest answer, all alone here, no one I can talk to. 40 days ago I had given a guy oral sex, he ejaculated in my mouth. About two weeks later I had this thick white film on my mouth, my doctor said it was thrush. No other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. Your negative test at 40 days is extremely encouraging; however, HIV tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive. Your problems insomnia, anorexia, weight loss... Read more »

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... Read more »

Chronic Pitted Keratolysis & White coated tongue but negative tests

Dr Bob,I had an exposure four years ago and since then (amongst other numerous problems and skin... Read more »
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Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... Read more »
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Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... 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 »

Are these early signs

Posted by seekneg, 3 Replies
Hi, please help:
In 13 years, I just had once non-protected sex with a girl that looks healthy for about 15 mn, ejaculating outside. 12 days later, my body got hot, sweating all the time for now 7 weeks. Test came negatif on 17th day of exposure... Read more »

For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section

http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html
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nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »