No it is not true. No it is not the first signs of HIV.
I'm no expert, but I am pretty sure I've read that a lot of the conditions such as furry tongue, geographic tongue, and coated tongue are fairly common and usually harmless? Correct me if I am wrong
Teak you seam to well informend when it comes to HIv at what stages do they come if they are not the first signs of hiv?
Later in HIV infection if they even have them at all. Not all people with HIV will ever get thrush. HIV has no specific symptoms.
long use of antibiotics can cuase furry tongue and oral thrush, ulcers are common evrybody gets them, thick saliva (do yopu mean dry mouth?) i am not sure but i think i read some thing about a Syn(something) Syndrom that is dry mouth and eyes and i think it said that its related to hiv but i am not the expert.
what Syndrom is aak001 talking about if any body knows?
Have no idea. As I told you HIV has no specific symptoms.
i found it Sjögren's syndrome
i have never heared of it.
Sjögren's ("SHOW-grins") syndrome is a chronic disease in which white blood cells attack the moisture-producing glands. The hallmark symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth, but it is a systemic disease, affecting many organs and may cause fatigue. It is one of the most prevalent autoimmune disorders, striking as many as four million Americans.
Has nothing to do with HIV.
i just cheacked it at wikipidia and it says that hiv can cause it.
What causes Sjogren's syndrome?
While the exact cause of Sjogren's syndrome is not known, there is growing scientific support for genetic (inherited) factors. The illness is sometimes found in other family members. It is also found more commonly in families that have members with other autoimmune illnesses, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, autoimmune thyroid disease, juvenile diabetes, etc. 90% of patients with Sjogren's syndrome are female.
Wikipidia? Get real. You keep looking there and you find that you were born to Aliens.
can you please give me a repayable source for this type on information because i relay a lot Wikipidia and their seem to be many false information in it as you have just proved to me. it also gives a time line for ARS saying that in the 3rd week you get the rash and then in the 6th week you get the abdominal problem and that wieght loss is alos a first sign of hiv? i guess this ia also nopt true?
Wikipidia information is put there by every kind of worry wart there is. I believe that there is a disclaimer that the infomation posted there has not been check for truthfulness.
thank you Teak for the information this will really help me. would you mind if i asked a couple more questions in the future?
sorry i also got this information from wikipidia ;) what about thik saliva we had a guy also ask about it last week i think?
How long have you been here aak001? Saliva is not infectious.
there have been soooooooooooooo many ppl come to this site claiming white or furry tongue. i cannot remember any that actually had it when they saw their doctor or dentist.
Teak the question is not if saliva is infectious or not. you have told us 1000000 times before that is not the question is thick saliva is it a symptom becuase this guy is the third or fourth guy to ask the question. i tried to find an answer on the net i coulndt.
No, thick saliva is not a symptom of HIV. Forget about symptoms.
thank Teak for the information i am not thinking of symptoms but this question was asked alot and i never found an answer to it.
While we're on the subject of things such as Diabetes in this topic....maybe teak would know....can't a lot of autoimmune type problems such as Diabetes show a lot of the same symptoms that HIV possibly could?
sorry i did not want to start a new post. i would like to ask about opportunistic infection and when do they usally happen.