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Fungal Infection Called Thrush

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can
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is thrush something to worry about?

hello, i am a 25 male and recently went to see my doctor thinking i had strep throat because of the pain in my throat. wen i went to see my doctor she said to me that i have throat/mouth fungal infection. and she asked me if i have been in close...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...stated in your question, your lack of sexual activity. Also given what you have written, it is far from clear if you have oral thrush. It is possible but, again, unlikely. Antibiotics can increase one's risk for Candidal infections (the... Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Vaginal thrush is the term for a fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Read more »

Fungal infections JB

Can you please tell me approximately how far along into HIV infection fungal skin problems or thrush may appear?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Fungal skin infections and thrush are related to a person's CD4 count, and tend to occur more commonly in later HIV infection in general. The risk for thrush Read more »

Fungal infections

Dr. I get conflicting answers on this question: How far along into HIV infection (if left untreated), would one develop thrush or skin fungal infection? Response from the hotlines say:"that is an opportunistic infection, and that won't take place...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There is no one correct answer, in part because even HIV- people can get fungal infections, especially involving the skin and nails. While thrush is a sign of immune deficiency in adults, it is not an AIDS-defining Read more »
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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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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...it. Baxter manufactures the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4 cells. See ... Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...enemy--my dr prescribed wellbutrin because of my obsessive thinking and depression. On the other hand, I AM NOT making up these fungal infections. Is it worth it to go have an OraQuick Monday when my last test was April 13 and boyfriend and I... Read more »

Thrush symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question. Other than the rash I had no other symptoms. Anyway, I went to the dermotologist 2 weeks later and she said it was a fungal infection and perscribed a cream, which i used for a week and it has since went away. Well anyway, I was... Read more »

fungal infection

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
...Question...I went to the Dr. for a rash around my anus. I have been working out and sweating. She said it was a fungal infection (like atheltes foot) itr red and sore, no bumps. She prescribed a cream for 2 weeks, it went away....5 weeks later it... Read more »

Q about oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if some of the experts could give me some info. Is oral thrush painful? I came down with a bad throat infection a couple of days ago. Having a hard time swallowing and both my nodes are swollen Read more »