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Can Thrush Cause Yeast Infections

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Oral thrush (yeast infection) cured by salt water???

My boyfriend had a cold the past week. He did not use any steroid based nasal sprays, but he did use a cold remedy which contains zinc. About two days ago, he had a white patch right next to his tonsil. He started to gargle with salt water and it...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Thrush is a yeast infection which often affects the mouth, as well as many other portions of one's body (e.g. the vagina). It is pretty common and does not Read more »

Symptom of HIV?

Dear Doctor, First let me thank you as a contributor to this site. Back in March of this year I... Read more »

yeast infection

I've been HIV pos for 11 years now, on HAART and I have had great results... undetectable viral... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy person, but Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...fungal infections can't be treated with skin 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed but gets recurrent vaginal yeast infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina,... Read more »
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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 »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone deal with mouth and vaginal yeast infections? I am really running out of options, its like I clear one its gone for a week then its back.Does anyone else have this annoying Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...status for anonymous sex -- protected vaginal, unprotected oral. The oral lasted about a minute, and a day later, I developed a yeast infection on my penis (diagnosed). Treated it with anti-fungals, and it helped, but the infection has been... 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 »