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Yellow White Tongue And Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some people may have dark urine, light-colored bowel movements, and a yellowing of the skin or of the eyes (jaundice). Your health care provider will check your blood to see if your liver is working normally. These "liver function" tests measure the amounts of certain chemicals: bilirubin,...
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what minor symptoms may indicate a sick liver

Hi,I am worried about HCC caused by Hepatitis. In many cases, HCC kills the patient within months! So I feel that a yearly liver test may not be sufficient...I would like to know if there are some minor symptoms to watch out for.As you know, when a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...there is a long list of things which can do this.People with advanced liver disease may just experience fatigue and nothing else.White tongue is very non-specific and not worrisome. Itchiness can be a sign of certain types of liver disease -... Read more »

hepatitis c pcr from ACD yellow top tube

I have had my hepatitis c pcr drawn from tiger top tubes yellow ACD and lavender EDTH which is best or dose it not mater?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Either of those is fine. Read more »

30 OR MORE HIV TESTS..what next..

Dear Sir, thanks for helping me in advance. I know you stay very busy. I had like 30 ELISA including the RNA-DNA Ultras', P-24, HIV-2 Essay, standard blood exams, thyroid exam, and ALL the common STD's that are tested at city health Dept's, all...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...things that come to mind are, rarely HIV-2, if your exposure was to someone from certain parts of Africa. Or other diseases like hepatitis B and C could be possible. Alternatively, depression may be a part of what you are experiencing. See a good... Read more »

White tongue

Dr. Feinberg,I have noticed the back 1/3 of my tongue is white. I never really noticed it until I took an HIV test. While waiting for my results I spent a few days reviewing a list of HIV symptoms on the CDC's website and came across "whitish...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It's not thrush. Lots of people have coloration on their tongue-- it's normal. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Vaccinations can increase the viral load (see Fact Sheet 125 ) for a little while. On the other hand, getting sick with the flu, hepatitis, or other preventable diseases would be much worse. Do not measure your viral load within 4 weeks of... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you have these symptoms you should call your health care... Read more »
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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 Read more »

THRUSH QUESTION...

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...few days/weeks? Or is it 100% necessary to get antibiotics to rid of it. Just wondering because of my extremely and unusually white tongue that has been present for some time now. Thanks 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 »

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 »