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Thrush (For Jackie or anyone who might know)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How common is it to get oral thrush 6-8 months after a possible infection?

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ORAL THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous
Hi folks! I've noticed in the past that a lot of people out there were concerned about having oral thrush after seeing a white coating on the tongue!

After checking out the symptoms on www.drkoop.com, here's what you should be experiencing if you... Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I got tested 6 weeks after a possible HIV exposure and it was neg... 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 and painful in my neck. Upon further... Read more »

Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
Hi there,
I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW.
Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems to get rid of my... Read more »
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oral thrush

I'm writing from South Africa where HAART is presently unaffordable for the vast majority of AIDS patients. Do you know of any herb that can be used for treating oral thrush ( probably as a mouth rinse )? I'm looking for a cheap...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Talk to your doctor about this. Flucanazole is the most common treatment used. Garlic seems to have anti-fungal properties but I have not seen any data on thrush and garlic.nelson... Read more »

oral thrush

I have developed oral thrush. First I had flu symptoms that lasted 2 days. During that time I had mild fatigue, loss appetite, and a fever that peaked at 100.3. Symptoms went away fast, then noticed white mucuosy patches on throat. I took...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Yes, antibiotics (even a few days) can cause thrush. It's also important to recognize that not all white patches are thrush- sometimes it's just the normal variation of the surface of the tongue.BY... Read more »

oral thrush?

I seem to have inflamed papillae mostly on the front portion of my tongue. They are a little sore, especially when rubbed against the roof of my mouth or teeth. The papillae extend slightly to the back of my tongue. I also have a thin whitish...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
First, there is no correlation between thrush (candidiasis) and a new HIV infection. Thrush more often than not appears after the CD4 count has dropped below 300. What it sounds like you are describing is nothing more than coated tongue, which... Read more »

Really need your help - Oral Thrush: going mad!

Hi, Doctor Bob.I guess I should take some comfort in you not answering my questions, but I would really appreciate a response.As I have told you previously, I have had oral thrush for two years (I know you say it's over-diagnosed, but this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm not sure how I can help you over the Internet other than to reiterate the facts:1.Thrush is an over-diagnosed condition. See an ENT specialist (or infectious disease specialist) if you think you have persistent thrush. Most likely you... Read more »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally... 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 »
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La Candidiasis Oral

En inglés (in English) Causa Diagnóstico Tratamiento El Tratameinto de la Candidiasis Oral Efectos Secundarios e Interacciones Con Otros Medicamentos El Embarazo y los Medicamentos Antimicóticos (Contra los Hongos) Los niños y la... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Estudios ACRIA en Proceso

Transacin (NGX-4010) para la Neuropatía Periférica TH9507 Lauriad Para Las Aftas Orales (Thrush) Crofelemer Para La Diarrea Avandia y Serostim KP-1461 SPRING: Aptivus en Razas Diversas IMPACTO: Resistencia a Reyataz TMC 125 Acceso... Read more »