Does Thrush Cause Abdominal Pain

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...needed if local treatments don't work, or if the infection has spread into the throat (esophagitis) or other parts of the body. Some systemic drugs are taken in pill form. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Less than 20% of people have these side effects. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some health care providers prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis. This can cause resistance. The yeast...
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Need for 3rd Testing, Need some advise

Hi Dr. Bob!I am an Asian working here in Thailand! OK here is my story, I have 2 possible exposures dated May 12 and June 6 with a Sex Worker here at Thailand. The first one I might say is very intimate I have an oral sex with her (3 times) then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stressful Guy,Your worries are unwarranted! Your HIV risk was negligible. "Protected" sex is protected, assuming the latex condom is used properly and doesn't fail (break). "Symptoms" are not reliable in predicting who is or is not HIV... Read more »

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Dr. Frascino,I sent you a few emails about a year or so ago with no reply, hopefully you can reply to this one.Approximately 22 months ago I had unprotected sex with a older female (I am in my 30's and her 40's) It was a one night stand. Within the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let me start with your last question first. "Why haven't I tested positive yet?" The answer is quite straightforward. The reason you haven't tested positive yet is you are not HIV positive. A negative FDA-approved HIV-antibody test taken... Read more »

Am in a dilema

Hi Doc,its a pity you never answered my question.I had unprotected sex last april latered developed abdominal,back and later spinal pain towards the neck region and tiredness.I took antibiotics thinking i was bact infection but developed thrush...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after your indiscretion you are still wondering if you are "trully" negative. I cannot diagnose the cause of your dull pain or thrush (I tend to doubt you still actually have thrush if you are off antibiotics); however, I can with great certainty... Read more »

Oral Warts and Thrush

Hello, Dr. Reznikabout eight weeks ago I foolishly performed unprotected oral/ and had protected viginal sex with female worker at a local massage parlor. I am not sure if she was mentrating or not which lasted four to five minutes. Following...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are many questions contained within this posting so I will try and separate them out.1. It is very possible to develop thrush when on broad-spectrum antibiotics. This is one of the main risk factors for people who develop candidiasis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan) lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...dissolve in water; take on empty stomach; not within 1 hour of indinavir or 2.5 hours of ritonavir. Diarrhea, pancreatitis, abdominal pain, neuropathy, nausea & vomiting Don't combine with stavudine (d4T). Check with your health care provider... Read more »