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Bad Case Of Thrush

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CMV, TOXO, Thrush & CD4 of 60

...toxoplasmosis. She is now back in the hospital with more lesions. The doctors believe she has toxo and cmv and she went in with a bad case of thrush. When she entered the hospital a week ago she was eating, awake and being pretty normal except...
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
If this is a CMV brain infection, you should start to see some improvement by now. I assume they are doing all the appropriate work-up (scans, spinal tap, or perhaps brain biopsy) in order to get her the appropriate treatment. What would help most... Read more »

CMV, Thrush and CD4 of 60

...believe she has toxo and cmv and she went in with a bad case of thrush. When she entered the... Read more »

question about delayed seroconversion

...Second, during my "possible ARS", I developed a pretty bad case of thrush (diagnosed as thrush... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis. This can cause resistance. The yeast can mutate so that a drug no longer works. Some serious cases do not respond to other medications. Then, amphotericin B might be used. It is a very potent and toxic... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...pain, nausea and pain when swallowing. The esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up. In rare cases, bad ulcers can rupture the esophagus. Esophageal candidiasis can spread, or disseminate, into the stomach and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...damage. Let your doctor know if you notice a rapid increase in your weight, or if any part of your body gets swollen. In rare cases, fluconazole can cause a serious reaction (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) that shows up as a skin rash. Pregnant women... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...clotrimazole troches (lozenges) or nystatin liquid Systemic (body-wide) treatment using oral anti-fungal medications In most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative treatment: Mouthwash derived... Read more »
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Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
My partner has full blown AIDS and is going trough a very tough time at the moment. He's been diagnosed with MAS as well and had to undergo an operation recently leaving him very weak and EXTREMELY wasted away. Our Dr also changed his cocktail and... Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last Read more »

Thrush and other questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...started getting severe joint pain. I wasn't even thinking about HIV as I thought I was not exposed. However my wife developed thrush at week 4. She had no other symptoms. She has no antibiotics, steroids or other conditions to cause thrush. ... Read more »

Possible HIV Infection - 21M from Australia.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...lasted a week or so. These developed the day after intercourse with her. It's now fine. 6 weeks on and I appear to have a mild case of thrush in my mouth. I stupidly went searching the Internet and it said thrush is a strong HIV Positive... Read more »