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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 »

thrush

Posted by scared2Bpos, 1 Reply
I had a very risky exposure in the beginning of Oct. '07. Had unprotected vaginal sex with male of unknown status. Had the flu-like symptoms after 3wks and now I have burning in my throat and vagina. I tested at 40 dys (5 1/2 wks) and the rapid HIV... Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys

I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last ten months. Took 6 months of seeing her (unprotected sex) for this to happen though and... Read more »

Thrush and night sweats question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does thrush really look like? Is it very thick or just a fine coating on tongue? Is it usually raised. Is it pretty obvious when you have it? Also, would some sweating on back of neck and chest be considered night sweats or do they usually... Read more »
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"..per exposure.."? Please define exposure

Dr. Bob,Hi. I was wondering what *exposure* means when you say, "risk is 10 per 10,000 exposures.." etc.?Does it mean one stroke inside the vagina/rectum? or is it one full act of sex for an average of say 15 minutes? or is it some thing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Ricky,First off, remember these statistics are mere "estimates" of per-act risk for acquiring HIV. Their main purpose is to allow folks to better understand the relative risk of various sexual acts. For instance, anal receptive sex is... Read more »

AIDS-Defining Afflictions

How often do you see AIDS-defining afflictions show up in patiens who have yet to meet the blood-count criteria for AIDS? VL <50, 20%, CD4 bouncing around between 211 and 276 over the past year, no treatment yet. I seem to have developed a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Thrush is one of those conditions that can affect someone well before the CD4 count is at 200. Your CD4 count is actually close enough to 200 that I would think that the thrush is a clear sign that your immune system is weakening and that you should... Read more »

Defining AIDS (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION, 2010)

If a persons cell count bounces back up above 200, or they beat an opportunistic infection, they are still considered to have AIDS. Why is that? I found out that I had HIV 17 years ago when I became extremely ill with flu-like symptoms but I also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below. The information you requested was already waiting for you in the archives.Dr. BobCONFUSED ABOUT YOUR ARTICLE (DEFINITION HIV VS AIDS 2009) Feb 17, 2009In your answr to a patient , you said that the current definition of AIDS is not... Read more »

thrush follow up

doc, you stated that thrush can possibly be localized in one place, my tongue has had quite a bit of white build-up since almost 9 months ago,(i also smoke). do you normally see thrush in back of tongue or does it usually start elsewhere?have you...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
As I said before, it can be localized to one spot, if caught early. It usually, and depending on the immune status of the patient, will progress over the top and sides of the tongue. It will look the same under the microscope whether it comes from... Read more »
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