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"Hello doc gud day, I was experiencing white coated tongue, as a result of that I went hospital for HIV test, d result came back -ve. I repeated d test more than 10 times within period of 2 months in different laboratories all d results came back -ve. I also went for FBS test, the result came back withing normal range, the recent FBS test result was 4.1mg/l ( reference range: 4.2-6.4mg/l). Letter I remember that I used different antibiotics when I experienced some pain in my rips cage include: ceflaxin, amoxicillin, tinidazole,etc. I was also diagonised with typhoid, the doc prescribed cipro for me which I took for 2 wks. upon any symptoms of typhoid I use to take cipro with out doc prescription. pls, does that enough to cause whithe coated tongue? what is d remedy? thanks "

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    A 6 years year old male asked:
    3 years ago
    Hello doc gud day, I was experiencing white coated tongue, as a result of that I went hospital for HIV test, d result came back -ve. I repeated d test more than 10 times within period of 2 months in different laboratories all d results came back -ve. I also went for FBS test, the result came back withing normal range, the recent FBS test result was 4.1mg/l ( reference range: 4.2-6.4mg/l). Letter I remember that I used different antibiotics when I experienced some pain in my rips cage include: ceflaxin, amoxicillin, tinidazole,etc. I was also diagonised with typhoid, the doc prescribed cipro for me which I took for 2 wks. upon any symptoms of typhoid I use to take cipro with out doc prescription. pls, does that enough to cause whithe coated tongue? what is d remedy? thanks
    Dr. Ayo D answered:
    3 years ago
    from your description it seems what you are talking of oral thrush which is common in low immune deficiency states however, since u have tested negative for the above mentioned tests it may be due to long antibiotic usage . if ut us confimed as oral thrush nystatin oral drops will be helpful.
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