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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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Wisdom teeth

Hi, I am 38 years old, male and will be having two wisdom teeth out in month.Until that time I am coating the area around the teeth in a benzocaine solution to numb the immense pain associated with these teeth poking through the gums. I am also on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...gargles (Peridex) which is not an antibiotic per se but often can help gum infections (gingivitis). Often just gargliong with warm baking soda solutions can provide some relief. I also someimes use a viscous xylocaine syrup applied to the sore... Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment. Read more »

THIRD TIME WRITING PLEASE HELP!!!

Doctors,I really need your help because I cant live with myself. This is the third time writing to your guys. I really scared and need your help. My wife is trying to get pregnant and I was at a bachelor party and got drunk. I dont cheat my wife but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...better," but not completely.7. So then it's back to both Doctors #1 and #3, who both take cultures, both of which are negative for thrush/Candida (NOT "Canada," by the way).8. ENT prescribes Nystatin (NOT "nystain," by the way). I don't... Read more »

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 »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
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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 »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »

Thrush

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

thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like? Read more »