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How Long Do You Treat Thrush

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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
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Not sure what to do - continued

Doctor Bob, I got your thank you letter in the mail and it was very kind, another donation on the way. Reading your responses has helped me stay sane during this period and I want to also thank you for that. Well my last response to you was in mid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV testing is warranted. 3. If any of your symptoms persist, follow up with your general medical doctor for evaluation and treatment as needed. If no physical cause for your symptoms that "come and go" can be found, I recommend you consider a... Read more »

AIDS

my brother has been diagnosed with aids.how long does a person usually live ,after being very sick.?he is being treated for the pcp disease and the yeast infection in mouth and down his throat and his one test came back below 200,,they gave him a...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...With proper treatment, your brother can hopefully lead a long and productive life. Unfortunately, he is quite ill now, but the PCP and thrush are Read more »

thrush or hairy leukoplakia

I keep getting white stuff in my mouth, and my doc quickly dismisses it as hairy leukoplakia (I had it before, and I have CD4 ofless than 20).When I insist that using Sporanox gets rid of most of it, he says it's both HL and thrush. It's getting...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...days in a row with a dye called 1% gentian violet, which can be ordered by a pharmacy.If you do also have OHL, then you should treat it with an antiherpes drug such as acyclovir, valaciclovir or famciclovir. Good luck! Read more »

Best treatment for thrush

I just moved to a new city and had to change doctors. My old doctor had me on Diflucan because I'd had oral thrush severaltimes. My new doc wants to take me off and make me suck on those lozenges all the time. I don't see why I have to change--the...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...but I have to agree with your new doctor. I'll admit that fluconazole (Diflucan) is a very convenient and effective drug for treating thrush. But it's a little like trying to put out candle with a fire extinguisher. You're treating a mild... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

... What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? How Is Meningitis Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment? Can Meningitis Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? Cryptococcus Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks ... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems to get rid of my thrush. Tongue is still white all... Read more »

Thrush?//

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago. Tested Oz. I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection? Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
...probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? if one did it before they Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe it... Read more »