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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
Hi there,
I tested negative at about 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... Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am terrified. I know my risk is low, but I have been extremely anxious over this anyway. I have been having panic attacks frequently.
Just over 4 weeks ago, I gave oral sex to a guy that I've known since i was a teenager. He did not ejaculate, but... Read more »

Been away too long

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
Hello Peeps
No matter how long i've been away from here i feel like i have to drop in and say a few things... My life right now is going great, wonderful, however it feels just ok to me.. i am real excited about my life right now but still allttle... 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 went to bed, would it be back... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone here know how long after hiv infection that thrush would apear???

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How Long Have I Been Positive- Feel Like I am Wasting Away

I have been married for almost two years and over the past month my sweet wife and I both have been extremely tired. Looking back on it she has been getting minor headaches for almost a year and my skin has been tingling for quite some time.She is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Before worrying about lifespan and HIV/AIDS staging, don't you think it would be an excellent idea to find out if you're even HIV infected? I certainly do. So get tested. If you're HIV positive, I'll address the other issues.... Read more »

WIPE AWAY THRUSH -- WHEN DOES IT COME BACK?

IF YOU WIPE AWAY THRUSH WHEN DOES IT COME BACK? COULD IT BE INSTANTLY? 5 MINUTES? A DAY? A WEEK? THANK YOU....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
This is not the easiest question to answer, but I imagine if you wiped away an area of thrush and were not on any medications to address this infection, it would take about 24 hours for the plaques to return. This is just an educated guess and not... Read more »

Antibiotics and a thrush that hasn't gone away!!!

Dear Dr. Resnik, First of all I would like to thank you so much for taking the time to help us out with your comments. I was on antibiotics when i got an oral thrush about a week ago. My doctor said that i should stop the antibiotics, eat...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
My first thought is that you were never treated for candidiasis (thrush) which would explain why this infection did not go away. If, in fact, you do have candidiasis, I would suggest that you go on a proper antifungal medication. For mild to... Read more »

My oral thrush won't go away

hello i am a 29 HIV+ male i've been on meds for 3 years (duovir and effavir) my CD4 levels are 421 and undetectable viral load (january 2009) 2 weeks ago i had an oral thrush. i tried treating it with fluconazol 300mg bi-weekly but it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post about thrush.My comments are as follows:Are you sure that you have thrush? Has your doctor taken a sample of your tongue for analysis? (This isn't usually done, but in cases of uncertainty, would be... Read more »
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