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What Are The Signs Of Leukoplakia

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Leukoplakia signs and symptoms...

Hello Doctor,First off, thank you for providing an invaluable source of information for a such a diverse group of people. I am interested in knowing what Oral Leukoplakia symptoms are. Currently, I believe I am HIV neg, but I have not tested yet. ...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is a non-removable, white, corrugated or "hairy" lesion seen on the lateral margin of the tongue. OHL HL is usually asymptomatic Read more »

leukoplakia symptomatic of seroconversion?

Dr. Reznik,I may or may not have had exposure to HIV 7 weeks ago. i am now seeing what looks like... Read more »

Leukoplakia? Does it mean I have HIV?

Dr. Dezube, My question is this: I have noticed whitish patches on the back of my throat... Read more »
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Signs of Oral Hairy Leukoplakia - PLEASE HELP

Posted by anxious_TT, 1 Reply
Hi 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 »

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
...have been with for 4 1/2 years) has also tested negative about 5 months ago. Well..my bf was just diagnosed with oral hairy leukoplakia! Why does he have that if we are neg? Everything I read about it also mentions HIV...I am just confused. Read more »

hairy leukoplakia

Posted by midman13, 1 Reply
...is hairy leukoplakia easy to diagnose because i have some corrugation on the sides of my tongue but it is not white. Is this normal or should i be Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does 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 Read more »