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What Can You Do To Treat Oral Hairy Leukoplakia

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oral hairy leukoplakia

Dr. Bob,Is there any tratment for OHL? My doc says no. Should I come to The Frascino Medical Group for treatment?Dominic
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is caused by EBV (Epstein Barr virus). Often the condition is not treated unless someone is having pain or concerned about Read more »

oral Hairy Leukoplakia

Dr. Currier - Thank You so Much for wonderful information on the various treatment options for... Read more »

Thrush, Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, & the tongue

I'm confused about Oral Hairy Leukoplakia, Thursh, and the tongue.Does Oral Hairy Leukoplakia occur... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Oral Health is Vital for People With HIV

... Candidiasis Gingivitis Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Oral Warts Kaposi's Sarcoma Preventionis Important Dental Services in Los Angeles County for People with HIV/AIDS Approximately Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, see Fact Sheet 515 ) ... Read more »
The Body PRO

ddI + d4T Combination Therapy Proves Effective

...events were noted during the follow-up period although minor clinical endpoints such as oral thrush (1), herpes zoster (1) and oral hairy leukoplakia occurred in a few patients. Another pilot French trial conducted by Raffi and colleagues... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-57: Treatment of Primary HIV Infection with Zidovudine, Lamivudine and Indinavir: A Case-Control Study

...patients developed any major or minor complications of HIV, while in the untreated group 6 developed oral candida, 6 demonstrated oral hairy leukoplakia, 3 experienced peripheral neuropathy and one had esophageal candidiasis. Although this... Read more »
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is this oral hairy leukoplakia ?

Posted by saturn5656
...Hello, 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. ... Read more »

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
...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 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... Read more »

Strange circumstances

Posted by Impossible, 1 Reply
...the weeks which also worries me as I know seborrhea can be associated with a higher viral load this is also the same with my oral hairy leukoplakia it's receeded and it doesn't look too much worse than how it looked innately. Anyways both of... Read more »