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Yellow And White Tongue Hiv

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yellow tongue

dear doctor, ive been told by my primary physician not to worry about having geographic tongue. ive been hiv+ since 1991 and have had geograhic tongue for the last 3 years. recently the color in the center and toward the back of my tongue has...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There may be several explanations as to why the color of the back area of your tongue has changed color including something as simple as staining of the papillae or more complicated such as increased bilirubin levels. If your liver enzymes were... Read more »

yellow tongue and sore throat

Dear SirsI am worried about my brother. He has had HIV for approx. 15 years and been on... Read more »

yellow tongue

is a yellow tongue the sign of anything?... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Understanding Disparities in HIV Infection Between Black and White MSM in the United States

The investigators sought to evaluate several hypotheses for HIV infection disparities between white and black men who have sex with men, including incarceration, partner HIV status, circumcision, sexual networks, and duration of infectiousness. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mobile Register Profiles Jeanne White, Mother of Ryan White

The Mobile Register on Monday profiled Jeanne White, the mother of Ryan White (Curet, Mobile Register , 9/13). Ryan White, perhaps the most well-known HIV-positive hemophiliac, was banned in 1985 from attending school after he was diagnosed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Black-White Mortality From HIV in the United States Before and After Introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in 1996

The authors sought to describe black/white differences in HIV disease mortality before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART). Using data from the nation as a whole, the researchers performed regression analysis... Read more »
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Yellow tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As I;ve had a problem yeast / candida for years, I've had a whitish colored tongue. I just noticed that my tongue looks more yellowish the last few days than white. Any idea what a yellowish togue means? Talk about weird!
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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 »

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.
My... Read more »