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West Palm Beach, Florida
A 19-year-old male asked:

Can you get ohl and thrush at the same time? i have the symptoms, does that mean i have hiv? i'm scared!

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Listen buddy: If you have to ask, it's time to get tested for HIV. Every guy your age and older should probably get a quick HIV screen yearly. I'm betting, though, that the white stuff on your tongue is crud that will come off with a swipe of a piece of taut dental floss. If it hurts and/or just won't come off, get seen. Love safely, keep avoiding IV drugs, and get with your physician for an answer.
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Last updated Jul 1, 2015

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