Oral Thrush - Dr iam begging you for your guideance
Apr 10, 2006
My situation is i had unprotected oral and protected vaginal with a sex worker on Dec 1,2005
I have taken tests 6week,7week, and now 4.5months and all negative.
I was comfortable with my 7week result until recently last week i developed oral thrush on my palates,andright cheek, dr confirmed it was thrush, its starting to go away by it self.
anyways i was in a great deal of stress 24/7 stress and extreme dry mouth, most likly caused by the stress. i went to get a hiv test 4.5 months after last possible exposure and it was negative.
can i safely assume hiv is not my concern? the only other exposure i had was breif protected oral about 1 month ago but that shouldent even be considered i think.
anyways any guidence and advice will be greatly apreciated doc.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 4.5 months are indeed definitive and conclusive. I agree HIV is not your problem. Whatever is causing the thrush, it's not HIV. I also agree "brief protected oral" is not a significant risk.
See, you didn't really need my "guideance," or "guidence," or even my guidance after all!
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