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Canker Sores And Thrush

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Really Worried About My Son

Dear Dr.FrascinoI just wanted to say thank you for wonderful job. I hope you will get a chance to reply me since I trust you for your experience on testing techniques. I'm very concerned that my son he has had several health problems since he's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your son's negative HIV-1 and HIV-2 tests out to six months combined with an undetectable quantitative HIV PCR RNA at three months and an undetectable qualitative PCR DNA at five months are definitive and conclusive. I can't diagnose the cause... Read more »

Constantly sick

Doc,I have been on HIV meds (kaletra & truvada) for two weeks now and my viral load has gone from... Read more »

If you think you have HIV...

I went for an HIV test a couple of weeks ago. I was sure that I would turn up positive. I had... Read more »
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HIV and the Mouth

...gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy leukoplakia... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan) 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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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see ... Read more »
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Going to doctors in 20 mins

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
...To get my symptoms checked out even though i tested -ve at 5 weeks. I have dry cough, swollen lymph nodes, canker sore/thrush? that is been going on for more than 2 weeks. I will let you guys know what he thinks. WW Read more »

Oral Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...reading. What happens if you scrape a canker sore away? can you even scrape it away? would it bleed? can it be mistaken for thrush? how can one tell the difference between a canker sore and thrush? so many questions sorry. Read more »

Sorry if I sound really pessimistic--Am I doomed?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies between the chin and throat are definetly swollen and painful..right side more than left. What do you all think? Are they canker sores instead? Did some research and sounded more like canker sores as they are kind of red and at the back of... Read more »

Depression & Insomnia

Posted by Hal64, 2 Replies
Hello, My current status is depression & Insomnia. I am on Day 38 from exposure. As I go to lay down, even though I must be exhausted, I do not sleep. After an hour or two of this, I take a Lunarest. I get 2-3 hours of sleep with the Lunarest... Read more »