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Can Antibiotics Cause Thrush

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Thrush and antibiotics

Dr. Reznik,I checked most previous answers but think this question is unique. Will thrush caused by use of broad spectrum antibiotics go away on it's own after antibiotic use is discontinued, or does it normally require treatment to clear...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear Kev:You ask a very good question that is a bit difficult to answer due to numerous factors that may come into play such as the person's underlying medical status, degree of the infection, etc. If it I were to acquire candidiasis based on... Read more »

THRUSH and antibiotics???

I heard that thrush doesn't usually show early after infection it usually takes years, I was... 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 »
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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 (or fungus)... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A... Read more »
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TB: CDC Encourages Docs to Check for Antibiotic Resistance

Tuberculosis (TB) can be effectively treated with combinations of oral antibiotics. The drugs for first-line treatment of TB include the following: isoniazid rifampin ethambutol pyrazinamide Additional first-line agents include the following:... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: New Law Allows Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics for Partners Diagnosed With STDs

A state law that allows for the establishment of a pilot STD program in Baltimore went into effect Sunday. Under the city health department-run program, doctors will be able to write antibiotic prescriptions for partners of persons diagnosed with... Read more »
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ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After taking antibiotics for a while (different kinds were described when my uti did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over... Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello,

I 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... Read more »

Question about thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all,

I have a question about thrush, can it be caused do to your immune system being weakened by stress? Stress such as worrying if one has HIV? I ask this because I got tested for HIV twice, and both times the tests came back negative (this... Read more »

Thrush and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and has been taking antibiotics. The doc said that the medicine kills a lot of bacteria in the body... Read more »