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Can Thrush Cause Acute Bronchitis

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Thrush Part II

In reply to your response to my thrush issue, upon further research and the comment of my Dr., I guess I left a piece out of the puzzle! I'd subsequently read, and Dr. confirmed, that antibiotic use can also cause thrush to flare up. I just got...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Absolutely, antibiotics can contribute to thrush, by selectively depleting the bacteria in your mouth and allow the fungus that causes thrush to grow more easily. In many cases, Read more »

Could it be med related?

I was diagnosed in 1988 with HIV/Hep C. I started meds in 1994 and have done well since. My tcells are currently 284, (down from 350 the month before) and my viral load is undetectable. I've had a liver biopsy done a few years ago and it showed no...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Ouch-what a frustrating series of events. I would consider fluconazole as a likely cause of the liver problems from the information you provided. KH Read more »

PCP

My brother has just been admitted with PCP (also has thrush). He's been HIV positive for a few years, and they're talking about starting him on meds. What types of questions should we be asking. Do you know of any good doctors in the Chicago area?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...treatments as soon as possible. (Be aware that PCP can sometimes be difficult to diagnose and a earlier, if incorrect diagnosis of bronchitis does happen, even in experienced HIV care centers.)Fortunately, there are very good HIV doctors in the... Read more »

Chronic Bronchitis

I have read in many places that chronic bronchitis is associated with a weakened immune system. Knowing that bronchitis is common with cold weather, I was curious if it is associated with ARS or does your immune system have to greatly weakend to see...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It is not correct that chronic bronchitis is indicative of a weakened immune system, and it is not related to ARS. Read more »
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The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...(with loss of vision Encephalopathy, HIV-related Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (greater than 1 month's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis, or esophagitis Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Isosporiasis, chronic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...Other active infections. Other infections can tire you out, even without obvious symptoms. Parasites in your digestive system, bronchitis, other infections or allergies can cause fatigue. If these infections are treated, your energy should... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...doses. What Are the Side Effects? Smoking marijuana can cause some of the same health problems as smoking tobacco, including bronchitis. However, it has not been clearly linked to lung cancer. Smoked or eaten marijuana can disrupt balance,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ziagen

...recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is possible. Do not use a skin patch test to confirm HSR. Check with your doctor if you have any side... Read more »
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Bronchitis

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...Hi to my family of friends... GAWD, I have been down a week with bronchitis..ug! I just started meds for it, ( I was in denial, thought it was "just" a cold) And of course I went back to thinking..do Read more »

Bronchitis and Sinuses

Posted by Anonymous
...I have read in several places that Sinus infections and Bronchitis is prevelant in HIV+ people. Does anyone have any idea when this would occur? Read more »

a few questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would thrush show up 6 months after possible infection? Would bronchitis be a sign of HIV 2 months after possible infection Is a rash almost Read more »

Terrified Please hepl

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...status only one time. ABout 4 weeks later i started to get sick, found out it was bronchitis. My wife now is starting to get oral thrush pretty frequently. She had a rash that the doctor said was just from sensitive skin. But Im still worried. It... Read more »