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What Does Coated Tongue Look Like

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are you sure that isnt thrush dave?i thought my coated tongue was bad but i cant tell you what relief i got after seeing this! This looks like more than coated tongue. and you are saying that coated tongue is not related to hiv? any comments would...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...my tongue and due to the medications I take for sinus problems I also have dry mouth.This is not a pretty picture, but again, coated tongue is not an opportunistic oral infection of HIV, it is just an overgrowth of bacteria on the tongue related... Read more »

picture of coated tongue?

hi, are the pictures of coated tongue reasy yet?I hae looked for them but no luck. Where will they... Read more »

Oral Thrush or Coated Tongue

In the picture on HIVdent.org www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_tongue2.htm I understand... Read more »
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coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN BE REMOVED leaving a red and sometimes bleeding surface. Not like coated tongue that stays the same. Theres a lot a lot of things that cause coated tongue but please dont drive yourself... Read more »

Coated Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Do any fellow HIV + peoples know what causes coated tongue(overgrowth of papilae)? I use a tongue cleaner and brush, but every morning it's still there. I dont suffer from dry mouth and Read more »

Need ur Help!

Posted by Anonymous
Do you all have a white coating on your tongue? it is painless, is this natural? Read more »

To Xander or Gman or anyone who could help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...looks like tiny soft grains of sand in a thick saliva like paste. Ive never had this before and Im concearned Ive read that coated tongue was a symptom of HIV Please Help Jessica Read more »