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Does Thrush Cause Sore Throats

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...opportunistic infections. In the mouth, the infection is called thrush . When the infection spreads deeper into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast...
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Chronic Sore Throat and HIV

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I've read some postings indicating a sore throat is associated more with seroconversion...is this correct?Thank you for your unselfish work for ones in need.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...A sore throat can be one of many possible symptoms that occur when someone is newly infected with HIV. I don't know what you mean when you Read more »

Thrush and Lympths nodes pains

since oral thrush is an infection of the mouth should a person with oral thrush experience any pains in his/her lympths nodes....thank u for helping me
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Oral thrush can cause some discomfort with swallowing, like any other cause of sore throat, but does not cause pain in lymph nodes. Read more »

Sore Throat

I started a new regimen with Atripla two weeks ago. For one week now I have had a persistent sore throat. Comes and goes. Last week I got the rash and it went away. Is the sore throat from the Atripla or is it just a cold? I can't seem to get rid of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be quite unusual (though possible) for a localized sore throat to be due one of the components of Atripla. Much more likely some form of viral upper respiratory tract infection (such as due Read more »

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, throat pain, night sweats, lymph gland pain all together only connect to hiv?

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, sore throat, night sweats, lymph gland pain, oral thrush all together only connect to hiv? There are no other diseases it could realte to really, right?
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
Those symptoms are all related to HIV, and many other viruses including flu, mono and others.MH Read more »
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An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

...breakthrough bleeding); disease of the heart muscle, palpitation, chest pain, chest pressure, and swelling; shortness of breath, cough, sore throat, lung disorders, and rapid breathing; trouble sleeping; headache; weakness; numbness; and... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count 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... Read more »
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Women and HIV

...genital ulcers, pelvic inflammatory disease, and genital warts more often and more severely than uninfected women. Women get thrush (a yeast infection, see Fact Sheet 501 ) in their throats and herpes (see Fact Sheet 508 ) about 30% more often... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether Read more »

Sore throat for almost 3 weeks!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've had a sore throat for almost 3 weeks now. I was given biaxin because they said it was a sinus infection. It did help, but now I've taken all there Read more »

Sore throat and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey there, just have a quick question for the experts. Does a sore throat have any direct relation to HIV. I've had an ongoing sore throat that just won't go away. Along with that I have a swollen node Read more »

sore throat, pain in left armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had unprotected sex with 2 girls (twice with the first girl + 4 times with the second) i really regret this now, i have a sore throat and pains in my left armpit i am terrified i have caught HIV. i could not handle knowing i am HIV+ am i... Read more »