What Do The White Patches On Your Tongue Mean When You Have Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...riskier than others, check out these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you...
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Can scabies mite carry hiv and make infection ?

Dear Doctor...Thanks for your time.Some 3 months back I met with a sex worker in INDIA/Bangalore.I din't do any vaginal/anal/oral sex.She did only the hand job.I was protected with latex condom during the act.I observed the scars in between her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Scabies mites, similar to all other biting and blood-sucking little creepy crawlers cannot transmit HIV/AIDS. See below.Dr. BobAids and Fleas Nov 8, 2010Hello Dr.Bob I have a question a bit strange but it really happened to me: Read more »

HIV tests

Hello Dr. How are you? I have taken numerous HIV anti-body tests. All have returned negagtive. I can not get the thought out of my head that about a year ago I contracted HIV. I had the test done at 3 and 6 months. I continue to have symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...out to six months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. I cannot diagnose the cause of your tongue or skin symptoms over the Internet. However, what I can do with great certainty is advise you what is not causing... Read more »

Question about tongues - please answer, Dr Bob

I don't mean to beg, Dr Bob - I just have a specific question to ask you. Please give me a straight answer, ilke you always do. I wanna know if the line on the left side of my tongue means anything bad. I fucked a girl ten years back, with no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose physical ailments over the Internet. You'll need to have your tongue examined by your doctor or dentist. What I can advise is that your tongue symptom does not sound at all worrisome for HIV/AIDS. Read more »

Help! Low CD4...Do I have HIV?

Hi Dr. Frascino,I feel like I am going to die...I seem to have many symptoms of HIV and a low CD4 count (396), but have tested negative for HIV, so have not been given any treatment. Do you think I could really be infected, but it is not showing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all-to-common one! You have been fixated on an illness, which you could not possibly have; had an excessive number of unwarranted HIV tests (all of which have been negative); and now a physician orders a completely unwarranted test (CD4), which... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...painincreases and becomes severe, stronger narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...folic acid tablets. If your vitamin B12 levels are low, you may need B12 injections or formulations of B12 you put under your tongue, no matter how much you get in your diet. This is because some people cannot absorb this vitamin from food or... Read more »
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Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
...I dont know as yet if I am HIV +ve or -ve. I have a white streak along the sides my tongue and it is not painful. It can be scraped away easily and I have removed it. I don?t have any other symptoms. I have a habit of Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...When the CDC posts that whitepatches on the tongue are a sign of HIV infection, do they mean thrush? And does anyone know whether a slightly bleeding tongue (in one spot) is a Read more »

Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...less of an appetite, and I know symptoms don't mean hiv, but ever since my sore throat occured, it's been questionable. My tongue still looks more white and hairy than usual with tiny red dots at the tip of my tongue that feels slightly... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can someone explain to me what geographic tongue is? Are white lesions a sign of geographic tongue? And has anyone on this board experinced white lesions before? Read more »