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How Long Does It Take For Thrush To Start Affecting Organs

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Systemic Candidiasis

...a small tube to look into the esophagus. Systemic candidiasis is very difficult to diagnose. Candida in the blood may come from a local infection (like the mouth or site of a catheter) as well as from infection of internal organs. Candida may only briefly be present in the blood when an internal organ is infected, therefore a blood test result is not always reliable. Treatment Many drugs are used to treat candidiasis, and they come in...
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David,Thanks for your comments and insight. I have a worry that is driving me up the wall. 81 days ago or about 11 weeks I had unprotected vaginal sex with a sex worker. It lasted only a few minutes, but this concern stems deeper. At 10 weeks post...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...HIV infection as many, many people, without any underlying medical illness present with this condition.As far as culturing for thrush, it is important to note that the organisms that lead to thrush normally inhabit the oral cavity. A positive... Read more »

Fatigue, anxiety, and feeling alone

Hi! I'm a 27 year old male, just diagnosed a couple months ago with HIV. I've always been a very anxious person...now my anxiety has gone through the roof. A couple months ago I fell ill with a slight fever (not above 100), congested head, no...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...been confronted with many challenges over a very short period of time. The fact that you had a fever, congestion and developed thrush, was one way of your body telling you that your immune system was struggling. You did the right thing by getting... Read more »

thrush, thrush!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE, IT HELPED ALOT. I HAVE BEEN TAKING ATRIPLA BUT NOW HAVE THRUSH SINCE I STARTED TAKING THE MEDS. IS THE MED NOT WORKING OR HOW LONG BEFORE I SEE ANY IMPROVEMENT. BESIDES ATRIPLA I AM TAKING,CLOTRIMAXOLE LOZENGES AND...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...It would be very unusual for thrush to develop while on therapy and then not respond to the medications you are taking. The first thing I would suggest is that Read more »

Paralyzed With Fear - Again! Please Help Dr.Bob.!!

Dr. Bob, I am going to double my donation (only because its a great cause and has had a dramatic impact on my life....just got my bonus and will be donating to several organizations)I wrote this post below over a yr ago (u had convinced me I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Welcome back to the forum. Although I wish it were just to say "hi" or "WOO-HOO" instead of "I am once again paralyzed with fear!!!" Despite the new information about the oil-based lotion, my assessment of your situation and advice remain exactly... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...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 Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
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How to Prevent PCP

...have a slightly higher CD4 count (200-300) but have other symptoms of immune suppression, such as repeated fungal infections (thrush, yeast, candidiasis), you are also considered at high risk for PCP. Most cases of PCP occur when the CD4 count... Read more »
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...is a general recommendation, and your provider may tailor it specifically to your care. There are certain conditions, such as thrush, which have been shown to increase the potential risk of developing Pneumocystis pneumonia. This would supercede... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...(commonly on the neck and in the armpits) excluding the inguinal area (that's where humans have their most useful and interesting organs). Swollen lymph nodes tend to be quite big and easily palpable, at least 1 cm in diameter, frequently much... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates. I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

my name is mark...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...also do you think 11 weeks is considered a long enough time for testing and did anybody out there have oral thrush within the first year of HIV infection. one more question can accute viral... Read more »

I need help.

Posted by amyinstead, 2 Replies
...a lot, all night while he sleeps, my mom talked to him about his cough, and he told my mom that he felt he now has AIDS and thrush, then showed her he has sores on his stomach and legs. We don't know if it is staph or ks. I know that the new guy... Read more »