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Author Topic: Concerned about oral hairy leukoplakia  (Read 3838 times)

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Offline testquest21

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Concerned about oral hairy leukoplakia
« on: February 11, 2009, 09:57:07 AM »

I am grateful if anyone can provide some answers for the following questions
regarding oral hairy leukoplakia ?

1) Is there a pain on either sides of the tongue before this condition appears ?

2) Can this condition disappear within 2-3 weeks ? (If a person is not under HIV/Aids medication)


Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Concerned about oral hairy leukoplakia
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2009, 10:08:05 AM »
Have you been diagnosed by a doctor as having oral hairy leukoplakia?

And more importantly, what brings you to an HIV website? Have you had a risky incident? Please clarify specifically.
Andy Velez

Offline testquest21

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Re: Concerned about oral hairy leukoplakia
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009, 11:06:26 AM »
I have not been diagnosed of oral hairy leukoplakia.  However I suffered from the conditions described in my original post. I do not have this condition now as it disappeared after 2-3 weeks.   

I had unprotected sex with an individual of unknown sexual status in 2007 October. In 2008 August I developed this condition and it wen away in 2-3 weeks. Again It occurred in 2008 November and went away in 2-3 weeks. I have not had any sexual contact with anyone else after 2007 October.

I cannot go to a dentist at the moment because this condition is not visible on my tongue.

« Last Edit: February 11, 2009, 12:19:42 PM by testquest21 »

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Concerned about oral hairy leukoplakia
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009, 12:53:06 PM »
What do you mean by unprotected sex? Unprotected intercourse. Be specific.
Andy Velez


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