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How Can A Girl Get Thrush

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Diflucan and Thrush still there

Hello Doci was told by my doctor that i have thrush, one look and he told me that. my girl friend had similar symptoms and she was given some medications and she was fine. I had one dose of Diflucan and my thrush is still there. I am kind of getting...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
A diagnosis of thrush can usually be made by an experienced clinician by just looking in the mouth; a definitive diagnosis can be made by doing a throat culture. There are 2 possibilities here: the diagnosis was wrong, or a single dose (you... Read more »

Couple with recurring thrush

Hi. We are a couple with a "low risk" life-style. We have suffered from recurring vaginal... Read more »

Please Reply: Kissing someone with sore throat and thrush

Dear Dr. Wohl,I hope that I can get your reply. Last weekend, I deep kissed a girl whose status is... Read more »
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question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys

I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last ten months. Took 6 months of seeing her (unprotected sex) for this to happen though and... Read more »

thrush or what

Posted by daisey6205, 3 Replies
OK. I know it is going to sound crazy.... but my tongue feels like it is being laid on an iron and tortured.....I have a small red blister on one side and it is kinda white on top. It hurts. It burns. It is on fire. Anyone know if this might be... Read more »

Thrush or whatever

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i'm going to see a dentist tomorrow anyway i have this problem, my mouth produces a white mucus which is dense and foamy, it can appear anywhere, near the tonsils, on the upper gums, it is not adhese to the mucosal surface and i can wipe it away... Read more »

Girl on girl rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
I'm 16 years old and think i made a big mistake. I had sex with another girl 3 months ago. She's 25 and I don't know much about her sexual history.

She's my Dad's neighbor and one weekend while I was visiting him I went to her apartment. One... Read more »