Jan 3, 2002
how do you contract Thrush?
Response from Dr. Feinberg
Thrush is caused by Candida, a yeast that is a normal inhabitant of our bodies. Clinical thrush develops when the other germs that keep the Candida in check are killed off by broad-spectrum antibiotic use, or when a person's immune system is damaged. Candida is a common infection of babies, who are born with immature immune systems.
How long to be off HIV meds?
HIV and Warts or Herpes and My meds
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