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Can Antibiotics Cause Thrush

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THRUSH and antibiotics???

I heard that thrush doesn't usually show early after infection it usually takes years, I was recently infected (4-5) months ago, and am now taking cephalexin and amoxicillin for a infection that probably wasn't caused by HIV, but I was wondering if...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...When thrush, which is an oral Candida infection, occurs spontaneously it is suggestive of impaired immune response. This typically occurs Read more »

antibiotic = thrush?? - KH

Hello Dr. KH, (1) Do taking 3 pcs. of 250mg antibiotic (amoxyllin) in 2 days can cause thrush the... 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... 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 »
Project Inform

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 »
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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 »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over 5 weeks ago. I went to a clinic and they looked at my tongue and said i had thrush, then said it could be from antibiotics and the only other time it comes up is in HIV + people. Now i'm SO... Read more »

please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I went to the Id doctor he gave me fluconazole for 5 days for thrush on tongue it went away for just a few weeks now it is back and making my mouth more dry and more enlarged taste buds. what should 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 »