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White Coating At Back Of Tongue

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White coating on back of tongue

Doctor I can't express enough how awesome you are. I'm sure that you get MANY similar comments but they are all well deserved.As for me I just had a question concerning a white coating on the back of me tongue. It seems that it is always present...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments.There are many causes for a white tongue. The vast, vast, vast majority of cases have nothing to do with HIV. The HIV-acquisition risk for oral sex is very low. Read more »

Oral sex now scare as hell - will donate

Hi Doc! On 10/25 I received oral sex from this girl. I have a small wound under my penis when i get... Read more »

2nd Post - please answer cant sleep! WILL DONTATE

Dr. Bob,I can imaging you are very busy and popular too! I very much admire the work you do. Over... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...infection. Many people, however, believe that it has helped them improve their overall energy, or deal with the side effects of antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Some people have used acupuncture to reduce the upset stomach or diarrhea caused by... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less than 300 May affect appetite More... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lamivudine was approved by the FDA on November 17, 1995, for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children more than 3 months old. Although the... Read more »
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Going crazy...

Posted by freakedout, 1 Reply
...had a scaley pimplelike rash on my ankle that lasted for months. I have noticed recently that I have a white coating in the back of my tongue and tiny dark red spot on the inside of my cheek. I have already been tested and I am awaiting my... Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...It wasnt broken so I suspected nothing. A week later, I broke out into flu-like symptoms with a thick white coating on the back of my tongue. The coating on my tongue remains 2 1/2 months later, however the symptoms went away in about three... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...night sweats (over 2 weeks - always on head, back and chest), mild dry cough (4 weeks to date), slight white coating at the back of her tongue but obviously not bothering her as much as me, also worried she may have developed vaginal thrush as I... Read more »

Sexual encounter has me worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sort of dizzy, week, tired, and just a feeling of malaise for another 4 weeks. Oh yeah, I also had this white coating at the back of my tongue at ten days following my encouter. I thought it was thrush. I finally got the courage to see a... Read more »