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Asthma And Thrush

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Fungal Infections

...with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a 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 than 300 May affect appetite More likely to occur in diabetics and when steroid medications...
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High T cell count

Hello, I have been poz 14 years, my current CD4 is 1628 and viral load is under 400. Every 4 months my CD4 read higher than the last results. A doctor from Oakland speaking at a HIV forum said I should be checked for another virus that could cause...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I don't know what other virus he was referring to. And yes, steroid inhalers for asthma can cause thrush. This can also happen in people without HIV infection. Read more »

What exactly is thrush?

What is thrush? what does it look like.
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Thrush is another term for a type of yeast or fungus infection. When it occurs in the mouth, it can also be referred to as "oral moniliasis", Read more »

Could Rush Lead To thrush

Dear Dr. Reznik, is it possible that use of amyl-nitrate could act as anabolic steroids or asthma inhallers do in causing an outbreak of Thrush in an otherwise healthy individual?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...I have to admit that I have never heard of Rush leading to thrush, nor do I think it likely. If this relationship existed, there would be numerous case reports in the literature and would be Read more »

Not to worry about thrush with Advair

This is not a question, but an answer. I thought I had HIV because of a diagnosis of Thrush in my throat. I was terrified and really thought I was HIV positive. Well, it turned out that the Advair inhaler I was taking for minor asthma and Dynacin...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your experience. 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...genital ulcers, pelvic inflammatory disease, and genital warts more often and more severely than uninfected women. Women get thrush (a yeast infection, see Fact Sheet 501 ) in their throats and herpes (see Fact Sheet 508 ) about 30% more often... Read more »
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Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone have information about Thrush and asthma inhalers Read more »

question for HIV Positives

Posted by solost, 2 Replies
How many of you experienced any initial symptoms the day after your exposure? 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 »

Infected??????????

Posted by yes1, 1 Reply
...been extremely dry for the past two months, especially at night and the whiteness has not gone away. I was tested for Candida (Thrush) and it came back negative at two-week post exposure, the doctor still placed me on one week of Diflucan. In... Read more »