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Adult Oral Thrush Symptoms

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you periodically check your cholesterol levels, or that women periodically check their breasts for lumps. But if you find...
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Please, Oral Thrush is Killing me!

Hello.I'm 23, and 6 months ago I had protected sex with a prostitute. I had a negative Elisa at 2 months.At 2.5 months I had oral thrush that hasn't gone yet. I used Nystatine and Miconazole, and all goes OK until I finish the threatment.Then thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...unlikely that you would have been infected when having sex with a condom.Thrush (oral candidiasis) is not common in healthy adults. Someone who is not immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes... Read more »

Need your help??

I am extremely worried about my health. I am have a white coating on my tongue and a white line accross the inside of my cheecks. I dont have swollen lymph nodes or any pain swallowing but looking at pictures online, what I have look like a thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...If you are concerned about any symptoms or illness, please see your doctor.Thrush (oral candidiasis) is not common in healthy adults. Someone who is not immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes... Read more »

lesbians and the connection between oral and vaginal thrush

I am a female who has been married to a male for a number of years. Two weeks ago I started a relationship with another woman. We had a very passionate w'end together which involved a lot of oral sex. My girlfriend ended up with vaginal thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Thrush (oral candidiasis) is not common in healthy adults. Someone who is not immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes candidiasis, normally Read more »

Thrush

In a recent trip to the doctor I found that I have thrush. I haven't had sexual intercourse with anyone but my wife in nine years but I decided to have a HIV test done anyway. It came back negative. What other things could be causing thrush in an...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...There are several other factors besides HIV that can lead to a person developing thrush including, but not limited to the following:uncontrolled diabetesuse of asthma inhalersuse of broad spectrum antibioticsany condition Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
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scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...my meds for the bv because I had developed oral thrush she advise me to get an hiv test because oral thrush is not normal in adults. So I had my blood drawn for the conventional hiv test which will probably be back in a week. I was so nervous... Read more »

i know this sounds silly, but i need an answer

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...concerned because many websites sugest that this is an early symptom of hiv. it also states that it is somewhat rare in young adults unless they have cancer, diabetes, hiv or a compromised immune system. i dont have cancer, diabetes or a... Read more »

Please help. I'm scared. I have a kissing/oral question

Posted by Worriedguy23, 2 Replies
...either. I am a very careful person. I even sanitized my hands after I fingered her. Literally the day she left I came down with Thrush. It hurt really bad. The Doctors drew a blood count and said it was probably because I took antibiotics for... Read more »

Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush. The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »