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...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 break out into rashes,...
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Newly Infected need guide ASAP please. (Donation just sent, Hernan)

Hi Dr Bob, ( I am sorry for my basic English ). At this time, The Body is my best resource of support. But I still need some answers for my specific situation. Here are the facts first:On April 26 I started heterosexual relations w/ multiple sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...psychological; for peace of mind. Your results would undoubtedly be negative.Thank you for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. I would suggest you spend some time reviewing... Read more »

Please Help - Confused on what to do next

Hi Dr. McGovern,I may have been exposed to HIV and HCV in January but all my test are coming back ok. By week 24 after possible exposure "Fresh Needle Stick" by HCV antibody is neg and my HIV rapid test week 12 and week 24 are non-reactive.My...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes testing is very stressful.I agree that no further testing is needed.Enjoy the summer - get out and have some fun... Read more »

5th time no answer pls help

hello doc. bob.First tell me how to make a donation from outside the US.second my story:I had drunk to death. i had vaginal and oral sex with a Chinese prost. first it was protected but two times she said where is the condom i am not sure if it was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have. Don't get so drunk you can no longer protect yourself from STDs/HIV!Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. From outside the U.S. we accept... Read more »

Received Oral Sex With a Scratch on Penis

I received unprotected oral sex from another man 3 weeks ago. What worries me very much is that I found a scratch which I got from shaving only a couple of hours before the incident. The scratch was near the root of penis. Since then I have had...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...In general the risk of HIV infection through oral sex is, as you have correctly surmised, low. The scratch theoretically adds some minimal risk, though Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought it was HIV. does this occur when you are HIV positive? please write back and let me know. Thank You Read more »

To Anon who posted me yesterday

Posted by Jackie_Blue
...Sorry I didn't answer yesterday. You post got lost in all the confusion. Your questions: First, doesn't everyone have some white spots on the backs of their tongues regardless of HIV status anyway? Second, I have read about the oral symtpoms,... Read more »

I am showing symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Hello, I am showing symptoms in which I am EXTREMELY scared! I have red bumps on the back of my tongue as well as little white spots all over the back part of my tongue as well....The rest of my tongue is somewhat coated white as well. I have... Read more »

very worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...im going into my fifth month I started to have some kind of rashes under my lips and my tongue is completely white with some white spots and sometimes my tongue hurts. Im afraid that I converted after three month. Please advise. Read more »