Does Thrush Cause Diarrhea

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Diarrhea and oral thrush

Dear ExpertI am trying to understand what causes diarrhea in HIV positive patients? Is there any link between oral thrush and diarrhea? Wondering whether control of thrush solve diarrhea problems..I am currently living in Canada.Thanks a lot.
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...I don't think there is a direct connection between thrush and diarrhea. However if you have thrush you may have a low CD4 count (under 200). And if so you might have an infection in Read more »

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