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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal...
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thrush in the throat

Dear Dr.:What are the symptoms if thrush occurs in the throat. My throat has burning sensation for almost a year. I also feel pain in the middle of my chest, sometimes even in the center of my back. That terriable feelings sometimes make me carzy...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
The symptoms of "thrush in the throat" or esophageal candidiasis are usually difficult (dysphagia) or painful (odynophagia) swallowing, "sticking" of food, or midline retrosternal pain and burning. Odynophagia or pain associated... Read more »

Burning Sensation in my legs.

My grandpa has neuropathy. He has recently been complaining of a burning sensation in his legs. He wanted to know if there is anything he could do to stop the pain. Right now he puts ice water on his legs but this is only a short term solution....
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
There are a number of causes of and treatments for neuropathy...he should discuss these with his doctor. He should be evaluated to make sure that he does not have a treatable medical condition causing his neuropathy (e.g., vascular disease,... Read more »

Burning sensation in arms

Doctors, thank you for your excellent service. I was only recently dianosed as HIV positive (Fall 2000) so I am still coming to grips with my disease. I don't yet know all of the technical jargon and what all the numbers mean, but I will...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is not possible to distinguish the cause of your arm complaints from the data you provided and without directly examining you. Zerit and cause a neuropathy but generally the feet are bothered first and worse than the arms/hands. HIV can cause a... Read more »

Burn/Itch Sensation After Urinating. More likely to spread Hep C?

I am hep c positive.I have a burning/itching sensation inside my penis after urinating and there are very slight swellings at the tip. From all my searching the only 2 things i've found that it might be is Trichomoniasis or a yeast infection...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It would be difficult for me to suggest a diagnosis without a full history and physical examination. I would suggest a visit to your primary care provider for an exam and some laboratory testing.The risk of sexual transmission between monogamous... Read more »
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Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it normal for someone who could possibly be having symptomes of a recent infection (due to having sex with someone of unknown status) have a burning tong and lips due to oral thrush without having the creamy white patches? Are patches supposed... Read more »

Oral Thrush Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was tested for HIV 2yrs After last possible exposure, I tested because I had burning tongue and my Doctor told me I had Candidisis (Thrush) I took the test and it came back Negative. I was tested for other things as well and I came back with NO... Read more »

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 »

Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can candida (thrush) be invisible? I am male and I have a burning sensation on the tip of my tongue that will not go away. MY H.I.V. exposure is minimal, but I guess, not impossible. Would it be too soon to get this 3 months after exposure? Read more »