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Does Thrush Cause A Viral Infection

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AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4 cells. See Fact Sheet 501 . Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a viral infection that causes eye disease that can lead to blindness. CD4 cell range: under 50. See Fact Sheet 504 . Herpes simplex viruses can cause oral herpes (cold sores) or genital herpes. These are fairly common...
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please..doc..the STD people in my town are so inconsistent!

Hi doc..im a nineteen year old male, i had one possible exposure to HIV in July 08..My last test was three months after exposure was negative..i was treated for physcological reasons because regretfully i became suicidal because of the thought of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clueless as Dubya. (Well, OK, no one is quite that clueless.)Regarding your herpes that doesn't look anything like herpes and thrush that was only visually diagnosed, there is a good chance you didn't' have either one of these ailments. If you're... Read more »

Thickly coated tongues: a footprint of viral infection?

Dr. Boyle, I noticed in a question that someone mentioned to you that, among other recent symptoms, their tongue had become white.My question may sound a bit trite, but I would very much appreciate your perspective: I had always been told, when...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
There are a number causes of a "coated" tongue, many are harmless but some may serve as signs of infection. Without seeing your particular tongue, it is tough to comment on the significance of its being coated, but if it has been that way for years,... Read more »

thrush without explanation

For approximately six months I have had symptoms of oral thrush. These symptoms were verified by a doctor as thrush three months ago, and I was given Mycelex troches. Mycelex helped, but thrush reappeared after only a day or two after my...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Since this has been an ongoing problem and you are concerned with stress, I would look into the possibility that you do not have thrush but rather symptoms of cheek biting. Stress cannot cause thrush or candidiasis without an underlying... Read more »

my mouth is burning , i need help?

I take virimune, epivir, and viread. my mouth has been burning really bad for 9 months, no one has an answer help me please?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...inflammation and rawness of the mucus membranes rather than an obvious case with white patches of thrush. A chronic bacterial or viral infection can also present with the symptom of burning. Medications can do this as well and if the burning... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...people experience none at all), are almost impossible to tell apart from symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...flu-like symptoms, it is possible that HIV is responsible for the symptoms, but it is also possible that you have some other viral infection instead. If you believe you may have been exposed to HIV, you may want to consider calling an AIDS... 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 »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...about 18 months ago i got real sick (could not get out of bed sick) I even had to sell my business. I had sever fatigue, oral thrush, new moles and freckles, lost about 10 lbs, night sweats,fungal rash, periodontal cavities, white sores on side... Read more »

disturbing trend any thoughts?

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
...test negative for hiv. I know of my own personal experience witch has been a living hell by the way that I believe this is a viral infection and that it was sexually acquired. it has been passed to 2 of my children, and my wife. I think I know... Read more »

please help, reply

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...different girls on sept 10 and 17th, unprotected vaginal sex, i got sick so i went to the doc about 2 months later he said i had a viral infection and just left it at that, then on nov 15th i took a hiv test (neg. 2 month) then later on on... Read more »