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Diagnosed With Thrush.

I have been diagnosed with thrush. It has appeared on my gums and tongue. I had been taking antibiotics maybe 2 weeks before developing these symptoms. I noticed that the more I started taking the antibiotics the more my tongue started to look...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...that it is possible to develop thrush and/or oral ulcers during this period of time, although these symptoms are by no means diagnostic of HIV seroconversion.Hope this helps!DR Read more »

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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Still Worried

Posted by bashy, 3 Replies
...I have been tested negative out to 3.5 years but six months ago i was diagnosed with shingles and only yesterday i was diagnosed with oral thrush, these symptoms just evoke my anxities. Ive 1 pcr, 4 duo tests and 10 antibody tests up to 9 months... Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I Read more »

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 »