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Home Treatments For Thrush On The Tongue

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Thrush for over One Year

Dr Reznik,I have had a white, thick coating on my tongue for over one year. I started by scraping the coating off, but it always returns and returns quickly. I went to a dentist who said it didn't look like thrush and gave me a rinse for what...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
From what you have described it does not sound as if you have thrush. Approximately 60% of the general population would culture out "yeast", yet we do not see thrush in 60% of the population. In order to develop thrush a person would... Read more »

Thrush treatment and antibiotics

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Thrush Treatment

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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus)... Read more »
AIDS United

What the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Means for HIV Treatment and Prevention: A Panel Discussion

On March 15, an FDA panel voted unanimously that the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test from OraSure Technologies, Inc., was safe and effective for determining a person's HIV status. The OraQuick test is poised to become the first over-the-counter, in-home... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Home-Based Treatment Reduces HIV-Related Mortality: Study

The use of antiretroviral treatment (ART) in a home-based setting could dramatically reduce AIDS deaths in developing nations, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study shows. To assess the feasibility of home-based ART, CDC's Jonathan... Read more »
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MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT ERYTHEMATOUS CANDIDIASIS???? I HAVE SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME CLEARING MY THROAT. CAN THE DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING HAPPEN... Read more »

dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »

coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Ive seen a lot a lot of people concern about having their tongues whited. They say i brush it and the next day is the same, is this hiv sympton? NO. One thing is trush that appears like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN... Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? if one did it before they went to bed, would it be back... Read more »