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Does Resident Bacteria In The Mouth Help Prevent Thrush Mouth?

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Possible undiagnosed thrush and Amoxicillin

If problem is thrush should Amoxicillin be used?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth and tongue; amoxicillin is an antibiotic (kills bacteria) with no activity against yeast. Therefore, amoxicillin will have no Read more »

Thrush Part II

In reply to your response to my thrush issue, upon further research and the comment of my Dr., I... Read more »

Thrush?

Hi Doc,been poz for about 4 years now, im doing really well, i wake up some mornings with a tiny... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following Fact Sheets: 150: Stopping the Spread of HIV ... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...can be frequent, can cause great discomfort and can add to the decline of health in HIV disease. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth, throat, windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also spread throughout the body. While this is rare, it is... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...found in the body generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which... Read more »
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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 Read more »

For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html Read more »

Thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...way past the time period. Also, I have quite a few cavities and very worn teeth so i probably have bad bacteria all over the mouth. I am going to dentist in a few weeks to get it looked at. Would thrush only be in the mouth after brushing and... Read more »

6 week results and mouth question...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...collects in tomsils and comes out as semlly white balls.. ew) and was messing with my tonsil the other day, Now I just got over my thrush (white coating) fear, and here I go poing at my throat again... Now their is a swollen ball under my tongue... Read more »