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Who Is At Risk For Coated Tongue

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Having a really difficult time

Hi Dr.Young, I had an "essentially nonexistent" risk In Dr. Bob's estimation back in Dec '07. Licking my fingers After vigorously fingering a stripper (think she was +) I had ars type systems 6 weeks post and a shower of increase Of eyefloaters 4...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...have immune control of HIV without developing an antibody response.3) No. It's not clear that you ever had ARS symptoms. A coated tongue (like floaters) is not the sine qua non of HIV, rather there are many things that could result in the... 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... Read more »

Still Worried

Hello,Let me first write that I am a huge admirer of what it is you folks do for people and I hope... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
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Can't stand it anymore

Posted by notyet, 1 Reply
...symptoms all at the same time but my symptoms have been more spread out. The rash 5 days post risk, sore throat after that and coated tongue just here the other day. I hate all the stress from this and don't know how to deal with it. My risk was... Read more »

hopeless

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...doing the same. have coating on tongue,insomnia eyelid swelling with little red dots on them.blurred vision. urinating alot high risk exposure hepc hiv. what should i do the pain is feel also have popping ears Read more »

symptoms please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with loss of pigmentation, coating on tongue, tingling in hand and feet. popping in ears. it has been six months since high risk exposure. can people with hiv experience the symptoms so soon? Read more »