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How Long Can You Go Without Symptons Before You Know You Have Thrush

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multiple co-infections with no symptons-19 years

In 1984 I shared a needle and 6 months later had "classical" HIv+ symptons. Fever Unknown Origin, Dermatological "condition" UO, Lymph enlargement (neck,under arm groin) UO.1987 treated for Hep Type nonA/B. Very jaundiced , very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

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Month long symptons have not subsided

Posted by arnold45, 1 Reply
Hello and thank you for your time. I received unprotected oral sex from a sex worker a bit over a month ago. Exactly one week after I developed a fever, sore throat, night sweats, cough, diarrhea, no appetite that lasted 2 weeks. The fever,... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
after initial infection, how long afer could thrush appear, and how severe. Also can anyone tell me the typical problems and symptons after say 4 - 6 months.
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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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coated tongue is not thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Ive seen a lot a lot of people concern about having their tongues whited. They say i brush it and the next day is the same, is this hiv sympton? NO. One thing is trush that appears like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN... Read more »