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Warning Signs Of Geographic Tongue

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How to Read a Package Insert

...medication. After some identifying information such as the brand name and generic name of the product, the following sections appear: Description Microbiology and Clinical Pharmacology Indications and Usage Contraindications Warnings Precautions Adverse Reactions Overdosage Dosage and Administration How Supplied Package inserts for some HIV drugs begin with "Box Warnings," which highlight especially serious (often...
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geographic tongues

What is a geographic tongue?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Geographic tongue is a normal (or non-pathological) variation in the appearance of the tongue-- shedding of the normal layers of the tongue sometimes Read more »

Geographic tongue and herpes

Dr. Reznik, Does geographic tongue have anything to do with oral herpes?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...This is an easy question: No... Geographic tongue is thought to be an autoimmune disorder and is no way related to oral herpes. Hope this helps! DR Read more »

Geographic tongue?

Dr. Young,My CD4 count is within normal, though the ratio is low. But, almost all the time, among many symptoms I experience on a daily basis, I have a tongue with a thick white coating and big lesions that are surrounded by white borders. The...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...This is a difficult diagnosis to make by writing.Geographic tongue is not a serious condition and is quite common, even among the "healthy" (my teenage daughter has it). I'd ask you to speak Read more »

Geographic Tongue

In a previously answered question you said the Geographic Tongue is not related to HIV. I went to a specialist to have him take a look at my tongue and he told me I had Geographic Tongue. One of his first questions was if I could be HIV positive. ...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...I have not seen any published research, documented evidence or even clinical correlations linking geographic tongue and HIV infection. This is not to say that people living with HIV/AIDS cannot present with geographic tongue, but I could probably Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...vomiting, or stomach pain; sore throat, shortness of breath, or cough; or a general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on a warning card included with the prescription; individuals should carry the warning card with them at all times. If a... Read more »
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Trizivir

...drugs it contains -- see Epivir, Retrovir, and Ziagen. Of note is the hypersensitivity reaction (HSR, an allergic-like reaction) warning on abacavir; see Ziagen. A simple and inexpensive blood test for HLA-B*5701 can identify people at high risk... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

...different doses of abacavir or lamivudine. Individuals requiring different doses should not take Epzicom. Contraindications Warnings and side effects of Epzicom may be similar to those of abacavir and lamivudine taken individually. (See... Read more »
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geographic tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi there, all. So, I have geographic tongue which seems to be a benign condition. However, I read on the Johns Hopkins site that geographic tongue is an unusual form of Read more »