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Dose Hiv Cause White Spots In The Back Of The Throat

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more information on opportunistic infections. In the mouth, the infection is called thrush ....
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Scared to death(July 5th)

Hi Doc,Its 02.00am here in the uk and i was just about to go to bed drunk from celebrating what you will term my woohooable negative result, i still have all the symptoms which started about 12 days after risk of unprotected vaginal sex on April 14...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vibrations till now, sore throat, pains in the neck which still persists but pains in other parts of the body gone after 6 weeks, white spots sudenly apearing in hands and legs,pains underneath the armpit for about a month, constantly blocked and... Read more »

Strep Throat Infection That Won't Go Away

Hello Doctor,I've recently had a strep throat infection which was confirmed by a throat culture. I've been on three different antibiotics inside of about a month and a half from the initial onset of symptoms. First round was a Z-Pak which took away...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Chronic/recurrent strep throat is actually a fairly common problem, even for folks that are HIV negative. Having AIDS and a CD4 count of 170 increases your Read more »

White spots

Hello Dr.,First of all, the type of questions that people are asking you are thankfully very focused on the same concerns that I have. Your responses have been very helpful.In a recent response you mentioned that thrush and other forms of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear Mike:Whereas it is possible to present with thrush (candidiasis)during seroconversion illness, what you descibe does not sound like candidiasis. The explanation that was offered to you does sound credible.DRps Thanks for the positive feedback! Read more »

White spots in throat--could it be a symptom?

While on business in S. Korea, I had sex with a prostitute. Although we useda condom, after we had sex, she grabbed the outside of the condom (with her vaginal fluids on it) withher hand, pulled it off, and then used the same hand to fondle the then...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...were using the condomcorrectly and it did not break. Both latex and polyurethane (plastic)condoms will protect you against HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD's). However, if it was a natural (sheepskin/lambskin) condom, this... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired... Read more »
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throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general Read more »

Back Again and some other questions!!

Posted by CJ64, 2 Replies
...Almost 6 months and in need of another test. Still having sore throat, joint pain, white spots around base of penis, spots inside of mouth and have noticed some brown spots on parts of body. They go along with a rash,,night Read more »

Back in the land of limbo at 7months

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...myself back on the "Am I infected" forum. I lots happened to me in 7+ months. Ive gone from extreme anxiety about contracting HIV, to absolute relief to testing negative at about 7 weeks, and being told by my GUM clinician I was all... Read more »

HIV 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...period and possibly have hiv-2? Would it make sense to test for hiv-2? I've had unexplained throat problems(white spot on back of throat, red marks(like cuts) on the cheek of my mouth, and stiff neck and tongue problems, white stuff on tongue).... Read more »