Does Thrush Clear Up On Its Own
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineAmoxicillin is an antibiotic and does not treat thrush. Thrush needs to be treated with an antifungal medicine such as nystatin, clotrimazole, fluconazole. Sometimes thrush can clear up on its own. This is more likely to happen if someone starts HIV... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineWith HIV infection, it depends on the degree of immune suppression. It usually does not go away on it's own. The lower the CD4 count, the higher the likelihood it can spread. It can last for days to weeks.... Read more »
Grady Health SystemThe answer to this question depends on a number of variables, but generally speaking, if the underlying condition which has played a part in a person developing thrush has not changed, then I would not expect the thrush to clear without antifungal... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had oral thrush end of February this year and it took a few weeks to get rid of (due to antibiotics). My doctor tested me for HIV and it was negative after 32 days. I left the country shortly after and my doctor said that the thrush had cleared... Read more »
Posted by coronzon, 3 RepliesAll,
Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush.
The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.
I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection?
Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI am terrified my tongue has a white coating going towards the back of my throat and on the sides. I am convinced it's thrush, my ears was pierced 2 months ago won't heal,lost 6 pounds,got bad sinusitis, uncontrolable diaharrea, dry flaky skin. I... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV