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Erythematous Or Atrophic Candidiasis

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Erythematous candidiasis

Is the red portion of the tongue that's around the lateral edges in:http://www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_tongue2.htmcandidiasis or a normal red coloring of the tongue? It is clear to me that the red portion in the middle is...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...candidiasis leads to a de-papillization of the tongue as opposed to an overgrowth of organism seen in pseudomembranous candidiasis (thrush).Hope this clears up a thing or two!DR Read more »

oral thrush

what does it look like and the syptoms
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are two general types of intraoral candidiasis (thrush) that we see. The first is Erythematous candidiasis, which presents as a red, flat, subtle lesion either on the dorsal surface Read more »

Oral Thrush or Coated Tongue

In the picture on HIVdent.org www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_tongue2.htm I understand that the area in the middle of the tongue is erthmatous candidiasis, however my question is about the white plaques on the back of this gentleman's...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Dear EP:The area in question on the slide located at www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_tongue2.htm is not candidiasis, but rather a simple coating of the posterior portion of the tongue. As I have mentioned previously, Read more »

worried!!!

Dear doctor I was checking the page HIVdent.org and saw the next picture where there are small red spots around the guy's tongue. I dont have the big red spot at the center of the tongue but do have more or less the same white tongue and the small...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Erythematous candidiasis is not a sign nor symptom of acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) and does not usually present at the 6 month period of time. There 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

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to fluconazole. These resistant infections... Read more »
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Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

Advice for the "Worried Well"

Posted by Leonardo, 2 Replies
Let me apologize in advance. I may just be in a bad mood. Otherwise, I'm sure I would just let this stuff wash over me. I'm just wondering if anyone else has noticed a pattern in recent messages. Here's my breakdown... Type A - Reports of "dirty"... Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like VERY SLOWLY the white keratin stuff is coming back on various parts of the mark. I'm petrified that it is erythematous candidiasis...HELP! If it was, would it go away on its own? Read more »