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Gum Disease And Thrush

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Struggling to carry on....please reply pt 3!!

Dear Dr.Bob,Cant believe Im still writing to you but, Im getting freaked by worsening symptoms!!To summarise, I had drunken sex with a black CSW in Germany over 3 years ago now. I cant remember enough about it to know if it was unprotected or not....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your 11 negative HIV-antibody tests and negative Taqscreen Multiplex Test out three years are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted (assuming your HIV-antibody... Read more »

Response to Struggling to carry on....pt 3

Hi Dr Bob,Thanks for the reply. Just to let you know that a good few of my tests did include HIV 2.... Read more »

Struggling to carry on...pt4 (ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE i'M POSITIVE, 2010)

Dear Dr.Bob,Well Im here again. Im scared still that I do have HIV. I havent had anymore tests... Read more »
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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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Smoking and HIV

...likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related... Read more »
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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 »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV 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... Read more »

Gum Disease and Powerade situation

Posted by livenow, 3 Replies
...myself, her friend and my husband. Myself and the friend of my sister both had "blue" Powerades. The friend appeared to have gum disease. Not remembering or not paying attention to which Powerade was mine, I accidentally drank from the friend's... Read more »

Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
...One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »

Take a deep breath and get tested FOR YOUR OWN SAK

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...include burning mouth/tongue, sores in the mouth, coated tongue (which many people mistake for thrush), dry throat, chapped lips, gum disease, etc. The thing that people don't realize is the importance of saliva. It serves the mouth as a... Read more »