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Could An Adult Get Thrush From A Dentist

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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son experienced incident at dentist- please reply

Hello, 2nd time I ask this question because there is a small change of info. I'll repeat the whole question if you don't mind. My 5 year old son was getting a crown for a cavity and the dentist came too close to her finger with the drill while...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I think you should put this incident out of your head. You never saw blood and it would be quite reasonable to think the resident simply nicked her glove. I doubt there was any significant blood exposure. I would not test your son. Read more »

Last Attempt - I'm begging you to respond! Donation on its way

I can't sleep, I can't eat, I have been seeing a psychiatrist, who says that my concerns are rational, which has only made the worry more intense. I have read the archives and found that HIV tests detect antibodies to all HIV 1 subtypes. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I strongly disagree with your psychiatrist's conclusion that your HIV fears are rational. They are not. Can you consider your negative HIV-1/2 plus O accurate 2.5 years after your last potential exposure with your partner who lived most of his... Read more »

Had oral with women 90 day test Negative Dentist says I have thrush

I had oral sex with a women giving and recieving. I broke out with canker soars in back of my throat 3 weeks after. Then loose stools and lost 12 lbs. I had night sweats, fever, extreme fatigue, thrush and headaches. I started developing numbness...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not already done so) and follow up with your general medical doctor to evaluate the cause of your numbness and "slight case of thrush."Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

RE; Last Attempt - I'm begging you to respond! Donation on its way

Thank you so much for responding to my question. I am sorry for sending you so many messages - i was starting to feel out of control. I just sent a donation and just want you to know how thankful I am for you taking the time to put my mind at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lately, as well as having an itchy/sore anus, and a white coating on my tongue. I have read that thrush does not happen in healthy adults. I am not taking any anitbiotics which might cause it, and I feel otherwise healthy, except that I am... Read more »
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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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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in fact, all adults and sexually active teenagers should get tested for HIV periodically, in the same way that you periodically... Read more »
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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Care Providers It's your decision whether or not to tell a health care provider that you have HIV. If your providers, including dentists, know you have HIV, they should be able to give you more appropriate health care. All providers should... Read more »
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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...States are unaware of their status. Furthermore, according to a National Health Interview Survey conducted in 2007, only 36% of adults reported ever being tested for HIV. 10 In hopes of strengthening HIV prevention efforts and maximizing the... Read more »
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HIV Positive dentist

Posted by doglove, 5 Replies
...disclose but I know it would be unwise to do so. Any advice? Should I pursue this career path at all? Anyone know an HIV + dentist? Read more »

Do I have to tell my dentist?

Posted by dj1979, 7 Replies
...I think I already know the answer to this, but am I obligated to reveal my status to my dentist? I am going for an extraction on Thursday. Since this is a small town, I am still really uncomfortable telling anyone. I know Read more »

???? A Question????

Posted by ilovemy2, 8 Replies
Hello everone. I was just wondering how long each of you have been living with this disease? And how has it been? Read more »

Going to the dentist....ouch!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had to make my first routine dentist appt since I found out I was HIV pos. I asked my HIV provider if I should disclose my status to my dentist and his hygenist who Read more »