Diagnosed With Oral Candidiasis
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Grady Health SystemErythematous candidiasis is diagnosed by appearance taking into consideration the patient's underlying medical condition or medications they may be on. It is possible to perform a lab test (KOH stain) to confirm the diagnosis, but the results... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHola Diego,Oral candidiasis would not affect the accuracy of HIV-screening tests. Your negative ELISA tests at three, four, five and seven months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem and HIV is not the cause of your candidiasis. I... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Regarding HIV testing, you will need to repeat your HIV-antibody test three months from your last potential exposure (Sept. 27). HIV-antibody tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive.There are many... Read more »
Grady Health SystemThere are several reasons other than HIV infection which would cause a person to present with candidiasis including use of broad spectrum antibiotics, systemic steroids, steroid containing asthma inhalers, uncontrolled diabetes, etc. Recently, I had... Read more »
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Posted by 911, 2 RepliesAnyone who is experienced/ knowledgable comment on oral candidiasis and if it-
*is always painful?
*has a "cottage cheese-like" appaearance?
* always leaves a red and/ or bleeding area underneath when scraped off?
Can it simply be "creamy film" on... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesGood afternoon, my question is the following:
One can have oral candidiasis, to last generation's eleven months of an exposition of risk and with four proofs ( ELISA ), last theirs to the 185 days of the aforementioned exposition, thanks to wholes, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesNo se si es candidiasis oral o no!! tengo la lengua muy blanca, sobre todo la parte de mas adentro. Lo que pasa es que no es en formas de placas como e leido por aqui. No se si ser candidiasis o no, que pensais?? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesBuenas tardes, mi pregunta es la siguiente:
Se puede tener candidiasis oral, a los once meses de una exposicin de riesgo y con cuatro pruebas de ultima generacion (ELISA), la ultima de ellas a los 185 das de dicha exposicin, gracias a todos, explico... Read more »
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