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How Long To Get Rid Of Adult Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...form. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Less than 20% of people have these side effects. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some health care providers prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis. This can cause resistance. The yeast can mutate so that a drug no longer works. Some serious cases do not respond to other medications. Then, amphotericin B might be used. It is a very potent and toxic...
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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 »

chemo and HIV

I have a really stupid question. I know its stupid, but for some reason I have to ask it anyway. My mother is undergoing some pretty aggressive chemo right now. Im currently waiting to get my HIV test results back, but Im also about to go see her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infections, like colds, pneumonia, etc. That's why your mom was given the advice to avoid snotty-nosed kids and symptomatic adults. So long as you don't have a fever or signs and symptoms of a cold or flu, you are fine to spend time hugging Mom.... Read more »

Stopping ART

Our daughter is HIV+ and 5 years old. She has responded amazingly to the therapy and is non-detectable, with CD4 of 1250, Cd47, and no viral load (under 50). Why should we continue giving the drugs? Since she has had this response for a year now, is...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...and have shown that people with HIV are better off staying on their ART than stopping. The biggest trial, the SMART Study in adults, showed that fewer AIDS-related infections and deaths occurred in patients who stayed on their medications, as... Read more »

Need your help??

I am extremely worried about my health. I am have a white coating on my tongue and a white line accross the inside of my cheecks. I dont have swollen lymph nodes or any pain swallowing but looking at pictures online, what I have look like a thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...If you are concerned about any symptoms or illness, please see your doctor.Thrush (oral candidiasis) is not common in healthy adults. Someone who is not immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes... Read more »
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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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...short time. However, they may be the best choice for someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses are held in the mouth for as long as possible and should be swilled around and then swallowed. They are used at least four times a day and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...decrease or get rid of crypto symptoms. Nitazoxanide has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of crypto in children and adults. It is used along with ART. Some drugs approved for other uses can be used against cryptosporidiosis, including... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some 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... Read more »
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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 Read more »

???? A Question????

Posted by ilovemy2, 8 Replies
...Hello everone. I was just wondering how long each of you have been living with this disease? And how has it been? 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 »

How long...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...How long... On december 1998. during the sex with strange female the condom broke. In the control a week later some STD-s were found (gon. Read more »