So for almost the past two weeks I have had enlarged taste buds, and now I'm starting to get a white coat on my tongue. I had unprotected sex about a month ago and I am terrified that it might an STD. I have been panicking since the incident that I have some sort of STD, and then I got this in my mouth. I have tested for everything with by OBGYN, and so far everything is negative. I have never had unprotected sex before, and it was a one night stand. I am so scared I might have contracted something. I've research online that this could be thrush, which could be HIV. I took an HIV test, 10 days after the incident, and it came back negative. I know that is not conclusive. I also have PCOS and had my blood sugar tested. My insulin levels were elevated. I read that thrush can be because of HIV, and sometime Diabetes, or hormonal imbalances. I have a huge hormonal imbalance, and with the elevated blood sugar levels, I don't know if I have diabetes. I have slight pain on my tongue, which may have gotten worse because I have picked at it. I have bought acidophilus pills to help, and garlic tablets. They don't seem to be working. I showed my Dr. my tongue and she said it could be entirely unrelated to my one-night-stand. Are there any experts out there who know what this is? I have another appointment with my Dr. on Wednesday. I will bring this up with her again. What else could this be? Geographic tongue?View Thread
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