How Serious Is Thrush
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Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your question.Indeed, EBV infection or other serious illnesses can cause cases of thrush (particularly among women). If you had a high risk HIV exposure, though, given the other symptoms that you have, it would certainly be worth follow... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolIntestinal candidiasis is not a disease that most infectious disease specialists believe exists. HIV-infected patients can occassionally have Canida around the anus, but it doesn't usually cause problems. If it causes itching, you can apply... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineWithout knowing his most recent CD4 count and past history it is tough to comment. Usually Diflucan at that dose is only given for serious Candida/yeast infections. Coughing up blood can mean anything from a mild respiratory tract irritation to... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolThrush is a yeast infection which often affects the mouth, as well as many other portions of one's body (e.g. the vagina). It is pretty common and does not necessarily mean that something more serious is going on. Women often get these... Read more »
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Posted by Kay86, 2 RepliesHi. I was just wondering if anyone else as recurring oral thrush on gums, night sweats and headaches, but has consistently tested positive? I've tested negative on the HIV-1 DNA PCR, EIA 1/2 including or, and 2 oraquick HIV 1/2 tests. My exposure... Read more »
Posted by rock_on, 1 Replyim not sure if this is an early sign of hiv infection but from what ive heard and read it occurs in late hiv infection. is this true? and is it most common on the back on the tongue near the throat???? Read more »
Posted by Gator, 1 ReplyI have a very stupid sounding question. First of all I am not gay, I might have been a little kinky back a few years ago but this is a serious question to anyone on this board or the doctors who periodically check it out.
My ex wife had told me... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdoes anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?
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