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Effects Of Thrush

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Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical Read more »

recurring thrush

Hai am 40 years and been taking atripla for 9months now with no problems, my cd4 is now 560 from... Read more »

Thrush, once again...

Hi Dr., I know you have heard this before, but can't find a good answer. Would it be odd for... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...health care providers prefer to use local treatment first. It puts the medication directly where it is needed. It has fewer side effects than a systemic treatment. Also, there is less risk of candida becoming resistant to the medications. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...or with any of the other azole drugs. "[The] preliminary data suggest that oral-suspension itraconazole is a safe and effective therapy for patients who develop resistance to fluconazole. Some maintenance therapy is necessary, however,... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Read more »
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scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...and had to be treated for bv. I went back to the doctor after taking all of my meds for the bv because I had developed oral thrush she advise me to get an hiv test because oral thrush is not normal in adults. So I had my blood drawn for the... Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Read more »

please help!

Posted by abe123, 1 Reply
...Hi; I've had a protective sex whilst in Korea on a busniess trip 10 weeks ago. 2 weeks after that I've devloper oral thrush. I got tested at 4 weeks since the exposure using Abbott hiv1/2 ag/ab and the result was negative. However, at that time... Read more »

unprotected oral scare

Posted by Breezy, 2 Replies
...really fatigued all the time. I had taken some antibiotics for a sinus infection, and both the thrush and rash could be a side effect of that. But I'm really scared. It's a little bit early to take a rapid hiv test, but I'd like to take one... Read more »