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For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section

http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html
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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 dont have any other symptoms. I have a habit of chewing tongue and cheek.
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why is my tongue white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have one question though, why is my tounge white, is this normal for a tounge. it doesnt hurt, and the stuff doesnt scrape of easily. its just like white in the back. is this normal or is this thrush??????? PS, i tested negative at 5 months and... Read more »

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had unprotected oral sex with a woman whose hiv status I am unsure of. It was at the tail end of her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating on my... Read more »

ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
Dr. Bob,
( or anyone who is versed in this stuff. Looking for a professional opinion please:)

The past month and a half has been very strange and I wanted to get some good opinions on here. I know ARS symptoms are unreliable and testing is the only... Read more »
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white tongue HIV

I have a white tongue and I am worried about having HIV. I gave oral sex to a person of unknown status on December 30th. It only lasted a few minutes and he did not cum. 6 days later, I had a painless sore throat. I started to read all these forums...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Oral sex has been and remains a low-risk activity. Your bleeding gums can increase the risk, but your partners lack of ejaculation lowers it. In my opinion, we are right back where we started. Not a lot of risk. I do not think you need to... Read more »

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...
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. See the chapter in the archives devoted to this... Read more »

white coating on the tongue

I am getting white coating on my tomgue.Is it related to HIV? Morning I scrape off the white coating and then forms again in the afternoon. What is the reason for this? please advise what tests need to be done. I am also getting bad breadth. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Having dragon breath and a white "tomgue" (whatever the hell that is) are not reasons to be concerned about HIV. If you've placed yourself at risk for HIV (unprotected sex or sharing IV needles), that's a reason to worry... Read more »

white tongue, nerves wrecked

Sir, I really need an honest answer, all alone here, no one I can talk to. 40 days ago I had given a guy oral sex, he ejaculated in my mouth. About two weeks later I had this thick white film on my mouth, my doctor said it was thrush. No other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission. Your negative test at 40 days is extremely encouraging; however, HIV tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered definitive. Your problems insomnia, anorexia, weight loss... Read more »
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