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Early Stages Of Thrush In Mouth

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no symptoms. Fact Sheet 103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune system responds. During this time, you won't test positive for HIV, but you can infect other people. ...
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Oral Thrush Early HIV

Dear Dr. Francico,I had a high risk exposure (unprotected anal, I was the insertive) about 4 months ago. I did ask my partners HIV status and he said he was negative. I got tested at 10 and 13 weeks and was negative for HIV but positive for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Syphilis is more readily transmitted than HIV. I would consider your negative HIV-antibody tests at 13 weeks conclusive. Your oral thrush is most likely a consequence of your penicillin and azithromycin. Potent antibacterial antibiotics tend to... Read more »

dry mouth,thrush,PCP and anxiety

Dear Doctor:I heard that dry mouth is common in people having HIV(I don't mean under medications). I was wondering it happens at the early stage or late stage and if it is because HIV people have thrush. Is dry mouth the first step to develop thrush...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...distinguish dry mouth caused by stress from that caused by HIV without a diagnostic HIV test. I would not consider dry mouth to be an early symptom of HIV infection, unless there is a proliferation of CD8 cells in the parotid salivary glands... Read more »

Very scared! I need an expert opinion, please!! So many symptoms...

Hello Dr. Bob...I do hope you are doing well...I would love to donate to your foundation if you would gladly tell me how to go about doing so.I have a sad situation...unfortunately, I had an affair last year (2009) that was short-lived. My husband...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. The vast, vast majority of cases of thrush are completely unrelated to HIV. I can't diagnose the cause of your thrush over the Internet. However, with negative HIV tests Read more »

Recurring thrush

I have been POZ for 16yrs the last three at AIDS. I know thrush is opportunistic people who are on antibiotics etc tend to have recurring issues. In that area I don't have an option. I am wondering what I can do other than regular brushing and...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...In general people with recurring thrush derive benefit by either early treatment with topical therapies such as clotrimazole or nystatin or by taking antifungal pills. You should discuss your problem Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...and in some cases, very serious for HIV-positive people. However, on-going medical care allows for the effective prevention or early diagnosis and treatment of these infections. In addition, most of the more serious fungal infections are more... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
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Opportunistic Infections

...then you have AIDS. The list is available at www.thebody.com/content/art14002.html . What Are the Most Common OIs? In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, OIs caused a lot of sickness and deaths. Once people started taking strong... Read more »
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... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used... Read more »
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hiv oral manifestations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...other oral manifestations aside from oral candida and mouth ulcers be OI's? or would they to be something that would "sprout" early after seroconversion? Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...throat, rash, and dry mouth.. Now 3months later I still have swollen nodes in my neck, achey back pain, minor sore throat and thrush... I have had 5 tests total all of which came back negative. I live near san fransisco so I went to a HIV clinic... Read more »

Just an update:

Posted by coby, 7 Replies
...unprotected) April pos for Claymadia and Herpes 2 May pos for PID June is when ears started popping throut dry as hell, and got thrush. Severe neck pain,headaches,joint pain,hair loss,dry skin on face and redness. Lots of bowell issues, constant... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was recently diagnosed with Thrush. My last possible exposure was 6 months ago. Can thrush show this early Read more »