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Alternative To Nystatin For Thrush

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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thrush, thrush!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE, IT HELPED ALOT. I HAVE BEEN TAKING ATRIPLA BUT NOW HAVE THRUSH SINCE I STARTED TAKING THE MEDS. IS THE MED NOT WORKING OR HOW LONG BEFORE I SEE ANY IMPROVEMENT. BESIDES ATRIPLA I AM TAKING,CLOTRIMAXOLE LOZENGES AND...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...It would be very unusual for thrush to develop while on therapy and then not respond to the medications you are taking. The first thing I would suggest is that Read more »

Recurring thrush

I have been POZ for 16yrs the last three at AIDS. I know thrush is opportunistic people who are on antibiotics etc tend to have recurring issues. In that area I don't have an option. I am wondering what I can do other than regular brushing and...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...In general people with recurring thrush derive benefit by either early treatment with topical therapies such as clotrimazole or nystatin or by taking antifungal pills. Read more »

Thrush Part II

In reply to your response to my thrush issue, upon further research and the comment of my Dr., I guess I left a piece out of the puzzle! I'd subsequently read, and Dr. confirmed, that antibiotic use can also cause thrush to flare up. I just got...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Absolutely, antibiotics can contribute to thrush, by selectively depleting the bacteria in your mouth and allow the fungus that causes thrush to grow more easily. In many cases, Read more »

Amoxycillin and thrush

Would a doctor perscribe Amoxycillin to clear thrust. Is Amoxycillin effective at clearing up a mild case of thrush.
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and does not treat thrush. Thrush needs to be treated with an antifungal medicine such as nystatin, clotrimazole, fluconazole. Sometimes thrush can clear Read more »
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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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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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

What Are Alternative Therapies? How Many People Use Alternative Therapies? Are They Safe? Do They Really Work? Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Working With Your Health Care Provider The Bottom Line ... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »

I need your help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure in Dec, and around 45 days since protected insertive oral for 2-3 mins. I have no other symptoms other then this Thrush for some reason i did a CBC(complete blood count) and everything was normal pretty much same numbers from last... Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »