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How Is Thrush Transmitted

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Can Thrush be transmitted

Dear DocCan Thrush be transmitted through sexual contact.? if no does this indicate presence of HIV infection. if yes then does CD4 count has got something to do with it.?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Thrush is not usually transmitted by sexual contact. It MAY indicate HIV infection, but it can also be associated with other immunodeficient Read more »

Oral Thrush Early HIV

Dear Dr. Francico,I had a high risk exposure (unprotected anal, I was the insertive) about 4 months... Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive? 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 Read more »
Project Inform

Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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 candidiasis... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...still have real trouble controlling one of the most frequently seen of these infections -- oral candidiasis, commonly known as thrush. At first, candida infections respond very well to drug therapy, and for a time it is possible to prevent... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV 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... Read more »

thrush returns

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had oral thrush end of February this year and it took a few weeks to get rid of (due to antibiotics). My doctor tested me for HIV and it was Read more »

thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is thrush considered little white bumps around your taste buds on the back of your tongue? Read more »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »