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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 Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal...
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can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Vaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management of this condition. For people who have recurrent infections, there are ways of preventing recurrence. My... Read more »

Re:Oral yeast...Meant Oral Thrush

Sorry I wasnt clear, I meant having oral thrush and having elisa test done past the window of 6 months. ThankyouMy elisa was negative, should I move on or retest?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Having tested negative after 6 months of a potential exposure I have two bits of advice:1. I would not suggest testing again2. I would return to your primary care provider to determine the cause of the oral thrush.DR... Read more »

Oral Thrush= HIV?

I was diagnosed with Oral Thrush, but I only perfomed oral sex with 1 partner one time? Does this diagnosis of thrush mean that i am likely HIV infected? Thanks...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Oral thrush, a yeast infection, is NOT specific for HIV infection.... Read more »

oral thrush

Does oral thrush associated with HIV. Keep leaving and returning on it's own? Can you get a form of thrush from kissing? I heard it was contagious....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Oral thrush is a yeast infection. It is associated with a variety of medical illnesses, HIV being one of them. Transmission is possible.... Read more »
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Oral Thrush and HIV?

Posted by phillyeagles, 2 Replies
I am wondering how prevalent oral thrush is as an acute HIV symptom. I have read differing opinions online where some say oral thrush is a common symptom, and others say that it takes awhile for the immune system to break down to the point where... Read more »

oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have oral thrush 10 days after a potential exposure. Is this a symptom of hiv? Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? 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 »