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Does HIV Cause Thrush

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HIV Neg guy says he has thrush

Dr. Bob,I was reading through your posts (as I always do)and read a post from someone who thought they had thrush--even though they had negative HIV tests. You said what he thinks is thrush may not be that.I had a thought about what he might be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Thrush" is frequently misdiagnosed. Yes, smoking can cause visible changes to the tongue. Likewise, mouth breathing at night can dehydrate Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive? Read more »

Would thrush give HIV test false positives?

I had gone to the doctor because I had thrush. She said I have HIV and ran a HIV test while I was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... 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 (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hello, I 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 Read more »

Thrush and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and has been taking antibiotics. The doc said Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over 5 weeks ago. I went to a clinic and they looked at my tongue and said i had... Read more »