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How Soon Do Symptons Occur From Thrush After Infected

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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What is thrush and when does it occur?

Is thrush common in early stages - specifically in the window? What are the symptoms?Is a whitish tongue thrush? If not, is it something related?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thrush is not at all common in the early stages of HIV disease but can be seen in some newly-infected individuals as part of the acute retroviral syndrome. The symptoms are discomfort and/or difficulty swallowing. The appearance of thrush is... Read more »

Thrush after infection?

Hi Doctor. I really hope you answer this. I'll give a scenario and ask a couple of questions. This is my 9th week after a low risk encounter. At 6 weeks I came down with what could pass for a cold and got tested at week 7(elisa) and it was...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thrush can occur as part of acute HIV infection. It can be scraped off but does not "dissolve". It can certainly reappear within hours to days. However, it is not typically seen on the side of the tongue.... Read more »

first signs of thrush-active Toxo infection

Although the progression of HIV varies from person to person... Is there a general timeframe in which it takes for an individuals CD4 count to drop from 350 (first signs of thrush) to less then 100 ( chance of getting an active toxo infection)... Is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thomas, thanks for your post.In general, the time from first infection to AIDS is about 5-8 years-- you're absolutely correct, however, in that there is considerable person-to-person variability in this. Among the factors that relates to the... Read more »

Will i get HIV by this?? and is this consider a sympton of HIV

Hi there, Recently a gal gave me a handjob but she told me that she did touch her vagina as she was it with water using her hands. Right after she did this, she came to masturbate me using her hands. Assuming her hands is still dirty, will i be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Remember, HIV infected fluids need to come into contact with mucous membranes, and relatively quickly, for transmission to occur. There is no evidence that HIV is spread through receiving a handjob from another person, even if she had touched her... Read more »
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thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
after initial infection, how long afer could thrush appear, and how severe. Also can anyone tell me the typical problems and symptons after say 4 - 6 months.
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Thrush

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

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oral thrush question

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
im 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 »

Information needed--Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is thrush? Does it appear within the ARS period ?

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