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Dental Infection And Thrush

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Systemic Candidiasis

...and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually include discomfort of the mouth and throat, burning and an altered sense of taste (often...
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Freaked out.....HELP ASAP

Hello, I had a terrible incident happen 4 weeks ago. I am a dental hygienist and I was polishing a patients mouth(He had slight bleeding during his cleaning). I felt something may have hit me in the eye (possibly blood, polish, saliva). I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an ER to inquire about PEP. Exactly what part of "PEP is not indicated" did you have difficulty understanding?Next, has your "thrush" been diagnosed and documented by a physician? If so, that doctor will perform the standard workup to determine... Read more »

thrush

i was diagnosed with hiv in april 2003. my cd4=815; viral=3123. i went back at the end of july 2003 and my stats were essentially the same. my doc says i'm fine. i feel fine, but i have these red bumps (6 small ones) at the back of my tongue. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...conditions such as aphthous ulces or irritated papilla that can induced by stress or local irritants including smoking. A good dental evaluation is often helfpul. KH Read more »

HOW TO AVOID THRUSH

HELLO DOCTOR, I AM HIV POSITIVE AND I AM TAKING PENICILLIN FOR MY DENTAL INFECTION, I AM VERY SCARED BECAUSE ANTIBIOTICS CAN TRIGGER TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRUSH, IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN AVOID OR PREVENT THRUSH FROM DEVELOPING. IS THERE ANY VITAMINS...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are certain steps you can take to prevent thrush (candidiasis) such as reducing the amount of sugar in your diet, brushing and flossing regularly. People have spoken of hte benefits Read more »

re.What would you do?

Dr Conway,I have written to you previously regarding erythematous candidiasis on the roof of my mouth for well over a year now and am now awaiting a biopsy as you suggested previously. At my last appointment I was seen by a new dental specialist who...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I have no reason at all to doubt your HIV test results and would rely on their validity. As for your mouth, it is certainly quite possible that jsut stopping smoking and then using a short course of antifungal medications woudl resolve the problem... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...mouth and 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
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Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that they had HIV. I have oral thrush and have had it on and off for 2 months. I have also tested negative at the 20 week mark using a oral oraquick... Read more »

Is thrush a sign of ARS infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have had thrush now for about a week. Should I test for hiv or ARS or could it be somethingelse? Not really worried just curious. Read more »

Thrust and angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi everybody, did anyone get this syntoms in the early infection, Angulat cheilitis and thrust, ive been with gengivitis since the exposure in January, and since February i have angular cheilitis. Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...Having been completely healthy before, now in half a year after the infection having lost 7kg, have constant dry eyes and mouth, dental cavities, rapidly receding gums, chronic headache, problems urinating, impotence, hand tremor, chronic... Read more »