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Can hairy oral leukoplakia be caused by birth control?

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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Hairy leukoplakia represents an opportunistic ebv (epstein-barr virus) infection as a result of a suppressed immune system, as may occur in HIV infection.
It typically manifests as a white plaque on the side of the tongue. Use of contraceptives is unrelated to oral hairy leukoplakia.

In brief: No.

Hairy leukoplakia represents an opportunistic ebv (epstein-barr virus) infection as a result of a suppressed immune system, as may occur in HIV infection.
It typically manifests as a white plaque on the side of the tongue. Use of contraceptives is unrelated to oral hairy leukoplakia.
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
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In brief: Reference Site

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002041/.

In brief: Reference Site

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002041/.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner
Dr. Douglas Tavenner
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Unlikely

This would be unlikely.

In brief: Unlikely

This would be unlikely.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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