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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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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone here know how long after hiv infection that thrush would apear???

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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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Does anyone know if having thrush would delay window period and if so how many months.Im starting to think my immunne system must be to low to make antibodies,within the window period.

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does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?

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Recurring thrush

I have been POZ for 16yrs the last three at AIDS. I know thrush is opportunistic people who are on antibiotics etc tend to have recurring issues. In that area I don't have an option. I am wondering what I can do other than regular brushing...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
In general people with recurring thrush derive benefit by either early treatment with topical therapies such as clotrimazole or nystatin or by taking antifungal pills. You should discuss your problem with your provider to make sure that you do... Read more »

thrush and HIV progression

Sorry for my English. I know that thrush is a typical illness of AIDS. Without meds, How long does the aids to appear after thrush?. Is true that thrush is a sing to fast progress to aids?. ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thrush usually appears once T helper cell counts are less than 350, and this usually preceded the onset of AIDS by a few years. Thrush is indeed a sign that HIV disease is progressing.... 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 »

what exactly does thrush look like?

i am curious as to what thrush looks like. since last week i have developed tiny pin sized white dots on the inside wall of my lips. i don't know if it is thrush or not.when i brush my tongue along it, they are so small that i can't...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
The most common is presentation is pseudomembranous candidiasis or what is commonly referred to as thrush. Pseudomembranous candidiasis presents as white patches, sometimes curd-like', that can appear anywhere within the oral cavity that will... Read more »
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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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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 »
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South Carolina: Know Now; Take the Test to Take Control, Know Your HIV Status

On Feb. 27, Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services will launch "Know Now," a campaign to urge South Carolinians to undergo rapid-result HIV testing. For more information, e-mail info@palss.org or telephone 888-897-KNOW.Back to other news for February... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response: MSM and Their Needs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Transcript (.pdf) For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Around the world HIV continues to spread among men who have sex with men (MSM). Despite the fact... Read more »