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How Does Thrush Spread To Other People

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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) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat,
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I perform oral sex on girl if she has thrush can pass it to my mouth
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thrush is caused by candida, which is a type of fungus. Most thrush comes from within our own system and is not spread from one person to another. So your risk of catching thrush through oral sex should not be a concern. However, oral sex can... Read more »

Fluconazole dosage for thrush?

Hello, and thanks for the forum. I hope this question is in the right place. My partner was diagnosed two weeks ago with advanced HIV, CD4 of 60 and a "high" viral load (percentage wasn't provided to us). Daily Bactrim double strength and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...partner is getting better, then no worries, but be mindful of any lack of response.2) Regarding fatigue, this is very common among persons with advanced HIV disease. There are many causes, including but certainly not limited to anemia or... Read more »

HIV Related or All In My Head?

I've been infected for 7+ years and I'm in my early 30's. I'm not on meds yet, because my numbers have been good. I often worry about every little thing. I'm sure most of my issues are just stress related, but I do wonder whether it is HIV.There...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...What you are going through is not at all unusual. Many people start to worry about little things that, most likely have no significance.It is true that HIV can cause gum disease and it is Read more »

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 wart-looking things...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...normal anatomy of the tongue known as circumvallate papillae. Vaginal candidiasis does not spread to the oral cavity of the person with the vaginal infection. It is possible for immunocompromised individuals to have both vaginal and oral... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...causes candidiasis. This fungus is normally found in small amounts in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In a healthy person, other bacteria and the immune system keep it from becoming a problem. However, a weak immune system makes it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...common in the soil. It can get into your body when you breathe in dust or dried bird droppings. It does not seem to spread from person to person. Meningitis is the most common illness caused by cryptococcus. Meningitis is an infection of the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Propolis

...disease-resistant compounds. In fact, it's spread on the inside of hives to prevent disease. Propolis can also be spread on the skin of people to prevent infections around cuts or to treat minor skin infections, including those seen in HIV. Some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...with HIV has enough of the virus in it to infect other people. Most people get the HIV virus by: having sex with an infected person; sharing a needle (shooting drugs) with someone who's infected; being born when their mother is infected, or... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...so rarely screened for, it is bound to spread a little in the states, going relatively unnoticed. The actions that limit the spreading of HIV limit the spreading of HTLV as well luckily, but even then people get infected with HIV every day. ... Read more »

I am a link in a chain of sick people...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I am a link in a chain of sick people, all connected sexually. We are all clinically undiagnosed. Personally, I am extremely ill(with tumors popping up all over my body). We are definitely carrying something. Its definitely an undiagnosed Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal secretions or breast milk of an HIV infected person. INCUBATION PERIOD: Antibodies can typically be detected in the blood 3-6 weeks after infection. The time from... Read more »

newbie with a question about support

Posted by Davidw, 5 Replies
Hello, I have been hiv positive since 1998 and was doing ok until this past year. I have just started my second haart regimen and i was wanting to know why family/friends decide to distance themsselves when i start. This happened last time and... Read more »