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Can You Brush Teeth With Thrush

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performing cunnilingus then brushing my teeth?

Hi Dr.,I performed oral sex on a woman of unknown status; (she was really hot by the way) After I got home from the encounter I brushed my teeth. Would I be at increased risk for brushing my teeth after I performed oral sex? Could some of her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually you've got things a bit turned around. The potential increased HIV-transmission risk would involve brushing your teeth before, not after, oral sex. Stupid question? Nah. Dubya has set the bar for stupid so very, very low hardly... Read more »

Teeth Brushing after Fellatio

The other day I received and gave fellatio with a guy at my college. He told me he was... Read more »

I can't brush my teeth

David A. Reznik,D.D.SHope you can help. Last year in Feb. I had my frst hiv test, It came back at... Read more »
Body Positive

The Illumination of Shadows: A Personal Account

A graduate degree was tucked in my pocket when I gritted my teeth and returned to Anaheim, California in October 1985 to start a second career. I had been invited to join a team of two and help develop the infrastructure for a new historical museum.... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

A Brush with Life -- A Profile of Joe Monroe

The artist who draws 'the AIDS stuff' adds more colors to his palette. An alligator is a scary thing, a vicious, ugly stalker that can chew up a man like a piece of cheese. But not in the world of artist Joe Monroe. Monroe's alligators have... Read more »
Mark S. King


She is brushing a crimson polish onto her nails with breathtaking speed, all the while trying on pairs of high heels, looking for a match to her fingers, the color of blood, and yet she still has the presence of mind to patiently answer my... Read more »
Project Inform

Candidiasis Prevention Tips

Maintain good oral health: brush teeth daily, gargle with antiseptic mouthwash (like Listerine) and floss. Decrease or avoid sugars (corn and maple syrup, glucose, fructose and sucrose). Sugars are food for candida and help it to grow. Decrease or... Read more »
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Thrush question - PLEASE!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please help me out here!! Would thrush only show up on the insides of the cheeks after brushing your teeth and then disolve and go away after 1 or 2 hours? I have been getting some build up of gunk on the insides of mouth but only there after... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would this be thrush? Only when I get done brushing my teeth, there is a little bit of white gunk on the insides of my lips. It usually is only around for a little bit then goes anyway. Everytime I brush my teeth, after about 30 minutes, it is... Read more »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff when I rince in the facet. I also have a white coating with red spots on the back of my tongue. Read more »

definately thrush!!

Posted by uhohblita, 5 Replies
After terrible bouts of bed sheet soaking night sweats, i woke up and definately had thrush!! small white patches in back of mouth and under tongue.. and terrible taste in mouth.. what is going on?!?!
for a reminder, i've had multiple elisa's neg at... Read more »