A 29-year-old male asked:
Can you have ebv and ohl and not have hiv. a doctor on here says that if you have both then you 100% will have hiv. i have both ebv and ohl but i just tested negative for a 7 months vaginal sexual exposure. 23 previous hiv, all neg. she is hiv+?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and is often associated with HIV and other immunosuppressive conditions. It is rare in HIV-negative patients, but has been reported in patients who use immune-modulating medications (e.g., cyclosporine) (pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov › 31199724)
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Answered Apr 20, 2021
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