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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 »

Thrush/Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone out there have any experience with either of these symptoms? Is thrush real thick in the mouth? Are your night sweats so intense that they soak you, your clothes or linens or can they be less extreme like just some moisture on back of... Read more »

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 to get rid of my... Read more »

thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Someone please tell me what oral thrush looks like and if it is painful?

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Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if having thrush would delay window period and if so how many months.Im starting to think my immunne system must be to low to make antibodies,within the window period.

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Oral Thrush

Hello, I know this is question is not part of this forum, but I didnt see a section to log this question. I am HIV poz. Viral is under 1000 and Tcells around low 300s. My tcells have never been below 300. In Aug. I started feeling as though I had...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.If two docs have both said that you don't have thrush, it's pretty unlikely that you do (thrush has a fairly characteristic apprearance). If in doubt you could have a throat culture; but probably more relevant is not... Read more »

Recognition of thrush

Dr. Reznik,I am one of those persons who is afraid to get tested. I think I may have thrush, due to the film that continues to develop on my tongue, and white appearance.I was at my Dentist's office for a check up, and told him that i'm...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
The diagnosis of thrush (candidiasis) can easily be made by clinical examination if the underlying medical history is known. If a person's medical history is not known, again it is pretty easy to make this diagnosis based on clinical... Read more »

Antibiotics and a thrush that hasn't gone away!!!

Dear Dr. Resnik, First of all I would like to thank you so much for taking the time to help us out with your comments. I was on antibiotics when i got an oral thrush about a week ago. My doctor said that i should stop the antibiotics, eat...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
My first thought is that you were never treated for candidiasis (thrush) which would explain why this infection did not go away. If, in fact, you do have candidiasis, I would suggest that you go on a proper antifungal medication. For mild to... Read more »

oral thrush T cells fluctuating

My Tcells are at 490...2 months ago 560 and 4 months ago 330. I am noticing a stick white film in my mouth on some days. I have actually noticed this for years(not sure how long I have been positive). Some days its really bad and I can actually wipe...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would ask your HIV doc to look in your mouth and comment regarding you have thrush or other oral problems. I sometimes will get a brushing so send to the lab to look for thrush (yeast). I also refer patients to our dental clinic for their... Read more »
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