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Etiology Of Thrush

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oral thrush possible causes

What are some possible causes of oral thrush? I've had a history of sinus problems and recently had a possible low risk exposure to HIV (insertive oral sex) and am wondering if oral thrush is possibly cause by sinus problems as well as...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...and HIV.I would make sure that the diagnosis of thrush is accurate and then question your primary care provider as to possible causes of this condition.Take care,DR Read more »

Thrush and Lympths nodes pains

since oral thrush is an infection of the mouth should a person with oral thrush experience any... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...germs. But when the immune system is weakened by HIV disease or by some medications, these germs can get out of control and cause health problems. Infections that take advantage of weakness in the immune defenses are called "opportunistic." The... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures that I've seen on the... Read more »

Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, 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 »

oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have oral thrush 10 days after a potential exposure. Is this a symptom of hiv? Read more »

Is thrush a sign of ARS infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have had thrush now for about a week. Should I test for hiv or ARS or could it be somethingelse? Not really worried just curious. Read more »