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Candidiasis Oropharyngeal

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medication question

dear doctor, i have been experiencing reoccurring boats of oropharyngeal candidiasis due to heavy antibiotic use when i was a child. I use to use nystatin and mycelex troches and they use to help but its been a year of being on and off them and now...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...The main questions I would have are:1. are you actually experiencing oropharyngeal candidiasis, as previous use of antibiotics in childhood would not be a risk factor for the development of this condition in adulthood2. Read more »

Symptoms timing

After ARS when do oral symptoms (thrush, mouth ulcers, etc.)typically begin to show up? Read more »

culture question

dear doctor, recently i went to an ear, nose and throat doctor and he took a culture of my tongue,... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital


...examined the short- and long-term efficacy of itraconazole oral solution in 74 patients who had developed fluconazole-resistant oropharyngeal candidiasis. Treatment consisted of 100 mg of itraconazole solution twice daily for 14 days. Patients... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Fungal Infections: Candidiasis

...itraconazole solution (200 mg/d) was comparedto fluconazole (100 mg/d) and to clotrimazole (10 mg, 5 times daily) in thetreatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis. Itraconazole solution for 7 or 14 dayswas found to show equal clinical efficacy... Read more »
Body Positive

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

...combination antiretroviral therapy including a protease inhibitor in 51 HIV-infected patients, there was a marked decrease in oropharyngeal candidiasis from 1.43 episodes per patient month to 0.27 episodes per patient month. (Dr. David Denning,... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Candidiasis

...of candida to azole antifungals. This methodology has been successfully correlated with outcomes for patients with AIDS and oropharyngeal candidiasis. Isolates with a MIC 8 µg/mL to fluconazole are regarded as susceptible; isolates whose MIC... Read more »
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Good information on the board

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 2 Replies
There has been a lot of good information posted lately. However I've seen a couple of things I would like to clear up. ARS/ARC are not the same things. There is a stage between initial infection and AIDS. It used to be called Aids Related... Read more »

After ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So what happens after ARS? Aren't there other symptoms ongoing? I have read about lymph nodes being swollen, but what about other problems? Is there nothing? Or is there typically some sort of ongoing issue? Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After as exposure in January i had lots of problems with teeths, a month after i get red spots in my mouth in the roof, its always there and hurts a lot and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hace casi unas 4 semanas del riesgo, noto la lengua bastante blanca, sobre todo la parte de ms hacia dentro, la punta de la lengua no tanto, ?es esto candidiasis? cuando me cepillo se va bastante, ?puede ser? Read more »