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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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Low Fever, muscle pain and tongue thrush

Two days ago i had sex with a prostitute. It is my first time in my life doing that and I know I would regret it. At the same night after sex, I had muscle ace and pain as if I have been working out. The next day (or maybe at the same night), I felt...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Symptoms do <b>not</b> tell us if someone is HIV positive. The first question is whether your sex was protected or not. If it was unprotected, you need to wait three months and be tested for HIV to know your... Read more »

THRUSH IN 9 MONTH OLD

MY NINE MONTH OLD JUST GOT THRUSH AND A YEAST INFECTION. THIS FOLLOWED A STOMACH VIRUS, WHERE SHE HAD DIAHERRA FOR SIX DAYS, AND THROWING UP FOR THREE, ALONG WITH A 102 FEVER FOR ONE DAY, AND A FEW LOW THINGS ON CBC, WHICH SHE WAS DEHYRATED AND GOT...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Infants can get thrush, particularly if they are treated with antibiotics. Recurrent, severe, or hard-to-treat thrush could indicate an underlying immune deficiency. However, it sounds as if this is your child's first episode and that the... Read more »

low grade fever

Hi and thank you for your forum. I recently got thrush and found out I have AIDS (cd4-44 v.l.(750k+). It went away with treatment and I feel fine. My doctor put me on Sustiva /Viread/Emtriva which I started 10 days ago. I also am on Bactrim and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your regimen is considered a potent and simple regimen. Fever is fairly common in advanced HIV disease. Sometimes it can seem to flare when treatment is started (part of the spectrum of immune reconstitution but there needs to be attention paid to... Read more »

fourth try- thrush

Dr,I have read that oral thrush is generally an indicator of an advanced HIV infection(cd4<350).However, is it possible for someone to get oral thrush during the acute stage of the infection, after only a month or so from the time of infection....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not sure if this question related to being HIV infected or not. Thrush is not a specific sign of HIV infection. Many other diseases can result in thrush being present in the mouth. It is a sign of immune dysfunction, from whatever cause. Within... Read more »
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Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has anyone here had this? I have a white area on the back of my tounge. It looks fluffy like and feels sort of rough. I have not tested yet, but I may have been exposed to HIV 5 years ago. I really don't have any symptoms. I'm not really ever sick... Read more »

White spots on tonsils, oral thrush

Posted by lovelivelife1, 2 Replies
Exposure date was 8/1/12

8/2/12 Body hurt a lot for 3 days like I worked out or something mainly thighs and knee cap area it hurt to walk

8/9/12 bump appears on left shoulder area raised Dr took a sample of it and it came back as a staph infection... 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 because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the... Read more »

Question about thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all,

I have a question about thrush, can it be caused do to your immune system being weakened by stress? Stress such as worrying if one has HIV? I ask this because I got tested for HIV twice, and both times the tests came back negative (this... Read more »