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How Do I Know If My Son Has Thrush

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oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am terrified. I know my risk is low, but I have been extremely anxious over this anyway. I have been having panic attacks frequently.
Just over 4 weeks ago, I gave oral sex to a guy that I've known since i was a teenager. He did not ejaculate, but... Read more »

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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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Someone please tell me what oral thrush looks like and if it is painful?

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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 »
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Is not knowing of mom's AIDS stopping son's healing process?

I am a social worker dealing in children's mental health in a mid size ruralcommunity. I am dealing now with a young male who is receiving intensive outof the home treatment for mental illness, major depression. This child hasmany special needs...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
You are dealing with a painful and complicated issue surrounding a parent'sdesire to protect her loved one. In all of my clinical experiencesupervising social workers dealing with this issue, it is amazing howfrequently it arises. The general... Read more »

Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical therapy for mild to moderate infections with agents such as Mycelex troches (clotrimazole) and... Read more »

Really Worried About My Son

Dear Dr.FrascinoI just wanted to say thank you for wonderful job. I hope you will get a chance to reply me since I trust you for your experience on testing techniques. I'm very concerned that my son he has had several health problems since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your son's negative HIV-1 and HIV-2 tests out to six months combined with an undetectable quantitative HIV PCR RNA at three months and an undetectable qualitative PCR DNA at five months are definitive and conclusive. I can't diagnose... Read more »

What to Eat w/Thrush?

I have a HIV + friend who has thrush and I want to know what to tell him to buy at the store to eat. What is good to combat getting thrush? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The thrush needs to be treated with an antifungal drug, whether it's a topical one, like a swish & swallow or a special lozenge that dissolves in the mouth, or a pill form. Even after succesful therapy, the thrush can recur if your immune... Read more »

Do You Know Who My Father Is?

Alfredo Rodriguez with his son, Mathew, in April 1991. Before I was 22, I rarely talked about HIV. After the summer of 2012, I began working at APICHA Community Health Center. I now work for, I am on the HIV Prevention Planning Group... Read more »
The Well Project

Infecciones Fúngicas

Tabla de Contenidos ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Candidiasis Meningitis Criptocócica Histoplasmosis Aspergilosis Coccidioidomicosis (Fiebre del Valle) Conclusión ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Los hongos... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

My Son: My Positive Influence

Throughout my life but prior to my son's birth, I had major difficulties adhering to my medication. Honestly, I still have problems digesting pills, which I hate (actually, "hate" is not a strong-enough word). However, the thought of my son makes... Read more »
Signature Books

On Tragedy and the Death of a Son

This excerpt is reprinted by permission of Signature Books from H. Wayne Schow's book, Remembering Brad: On the Loss of a Son to AIDS . "So quick bright things come to confusion."-- A Midsummer Night's Dream In common speech the word "tragedy"... Read more »