Can Thrush Cause A Metallic Taste In Your Mouth

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I am on a regimen of combiva (150 and 300)and sustiva (600). Morning,evening, bedtime respectively. Todyay begins the second week. My diagnoses was just mid June and I've had first labs (cd 4 was "undetectable", and v-load was 260,000. I also...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some early taste abnormalities with decreased appetite is seen fairly often with your meds (AZT can cause as well as the Sustiva). Sometimes I would consider use of an appetite stimulant like Marinol to pick up the appetite for a while. If... Read more »

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How to Prevent PCP

...The main advantage of NebuPent is that it causes few side effects and does not have to be used daily. The main side effect, a metallic taste in the mouth, usually disappears soon afterwards. It can also cause dry throat, headache and coughing... 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 Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan) 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 »
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dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »

now this is interesting

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...and i got asked all the questions about immuno deficientcy(sp?) guess i was "ok" till explaining the back of my tounge and thrush came about. well needless to say i'm trying to get in to a dr to find out about my tounge and my neck aches. ... Read more »

HIV Antibody Testing

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
Does anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood can be checked for viral loads, why can't they do this when doing a HIV test, rather than test... Read more »

think you had all the syptoms right?

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(copied from my post to Dr Bob ) I finally tested (via Elisa )after a 9 month struggle with my feelings and my mind after a so-called- low risk unprotected experience with a worker (unprotected oral & fingering & deep kissing & I dont... Read more »