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Can Stress Cause Thrush

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STRESS....AND THRUSH

Hi doctor Horwath, I was wondering if stress causes thrush, I heard that it did but wasn't sure, if stress causes thrush; would the thrush caused by stress still bleed when you brushed it?THANK YOU
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Thrush is a Candidal infection, which is caused by failure of the immune system to protect against fungal infections. It is not caused Read more »

stress=thrush and other sympotms?

After reading some of your answers to previous questions, it seems to me that people's minds are... Read more »

STRESS AND ORAL THRUSH

hello david i got tested 4 months after protected sex and it was neg but latley i messed around ... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia... Read more »
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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're... 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 »

i had unprotected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...has been around 6months now. im very scared! i figured if i have hiv it would show up by 3 months given that i have thrush. can stress cause thrush? cause i haven't taken any antibotics.and ive never had thrush b4! so im very scared that i have... 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 »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I Read more »