Signs Of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia
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Posted by anxious_TT, 1 ReplyHi all,
I am a worried male from UK & would greatly appreciate your help.
I had protected sex with an individual of unknown sexual status in 2007 October. I decided to get a test 1 year after this incident due to the fear of HIV. I tested... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone know when hairy leukoplakia appears if someone gets infected ? - The back of my tongue is white and,after having seen a doctor, he told me that it was not a fungal infection.
Thank you for the answer, I am very scary.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesi am sure i have ohl. oral hairy luekoplakia. i have had a tounge problem now for at least 3 months. i read and read about possible problems, went to the dr. not thrush! seems to resolve on it's own but comes back. affects my inner cheecks too.... Read more »
Posted by hello123, 2 RepliesWell it has been a while since I last posted in here. After testing negative 5 years post exposure I started to move on with my life. My bf (who I have been with for 4 1/2 years) has also tested negative about 5 months ago. Well..my bf was just... Read more »
Posted by saturn5656Hello,
I have a whitish appearance on both sides of my tongue.
Bit scared that it could be oral hairy leukoplakia
I have put a link to a photo which looks like the sides of my tongue.
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, like otheropportunistic diseases, is NOT normally seen with recent HIV infection(including Acute Viral Syndrome). In persons with HIV, it is normally seenduring advanced HIV infection,... Read more »
Grady Health SystemThe key here is not to try and figure out the degree of disease progression by self-diagnosis of the oral cavity. Whereas you may be correct that you have oral hairy leukoplakia, this may in part, be due to your present viral load as opposed to your... Read more »
Grady Health SystemI cannot offer much help in this matter other than to say you have taken the most important step, having the HIV diagnostic test performed. It may be useful to note that there are several potential causes of "vertical corrugations" on the... Read more »
Grady Health SystemYes, for the most part, once HAART is initiated the oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) will go away. Actually, we look for recurrence of OHL as a sign that there may be viral breakthrough on a person's current combination.If the appearance is... Read more »
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