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Can Thrush Make You Cough

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Dr. Bob, You're the best and for that thank you & God bless you

Hi Dr.Bob,I'm the 20yr guy from Kenya who posted something last year December on wanting to know my level of risk from an unprotected oral sex encounter with a female sex worker in this country. Anyway I wholeheartedly took your advice and I'm still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Happy Guy from Kenya,What a delight to read your post! Thank you for your very warm comments. They are most appreciated. I'm also extremely pleased that you took the time to read through some of the extensive archives of this forum. I really... Read more »

Thrush doesn't mean you have HIV!

Hi dr.BobThis is more of a comment than a question but i figured i would post it anyway.Im a... Read more »

Newly Diagnosed

I tested posted for HIV about a month ago. I had a sinus infection, now that is gone but now I... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

A Personal Story

...secretly sought an anonymous HIV test that came back inconclusive. Shingles, panic attacks, electrolytes severely depleted, thrush, coughing, shortness of breath, no sense of taste, exaggerated sense of smell, can't eat, can't drink, a "type" of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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How likely is thrush in HIV- folks

Posted by Anonymous
...to summon the courage to go for a test. Other weird symptoms I have been having over the past two weeks are; sore throat, non-productive cough, sore glands (in the neck), headaches. Everything has been pretty mild, but persistent. So it feels... Read more »

Thrush and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and Read more »

At the risk of sounding like a paranoid idiot...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a little concerned because I *think* I have thrush. I've had unprotected sex with an ex boyfriend of mine. He was tested in March (negative)....and the last time I was tested Read more »

FIANCE JUST DIAGNOSED LOOKING FOR ADVICE/SUPPORT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...old daughter. My biggest concern is that he seems so ill. Already had pneumonia (In december), has lost about 50 pounds, has thrush all the time, coughs wickedly, runs fevers and has those god awful night sweats. Is this a bad sign? He just... Read more »