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How Is Thrush Caused

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oral thrush possible causes

What are some possible causes of oral thrush? I've had a history of sinus problems and recently had a possible low risk exposure to HIV (insertive oral sex) and am wondering if oral thrush is possibly cause by sinus problems as well as...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...and HIV.I would make sure that the diagnosis of thrush is accurate and then question your primary care provider as to possible causes of this condition.Take care,DR Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS? Read more »

Thrush and Lympths nodes pains

since oral thrush is an infection of the mouth should a person with oral thrush experience any... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...esophagus); and 2) other opportunistic infections (especially MAC). Most of the initial cases of thrush seen in people with HIV are caused by the fungus Candida albicans , but some of the people who take fluconazole as long-term prophylaxis... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures that I've seen on the... Read more »

Waiting for results with burning tongue

Posted by troubled01
...Waiting for PCR results but have a burning tongue with white layer that will come off with brushing. Could this thrush have been caused by the wide sprectrum antibiotic or early HIV infection????? Read more »

Waiting for results with burning tongue

Posted by troubled01
...Waiting for PCR results but have a burning tongue with white layer that will come off with brushing. Could this thrush have been caused by the wide sprectrum antibiotic or early HIV infection????? 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 »