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How To Get Rid Of Bad Breath Caused By Candidiasis

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or...
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VAGINAL DISCHARGE etc....

Hi Doc, Thanks a lot for answering all of my questions, it realy helps me lot....Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Tablets. These products are worthless preparations fraudulently peddled as cures for many ailments ranging from AIDS and cancer to bad breath and "the heartbreak of psoriasis."Dr. Bobso is this all rubbish as well??? should we just dismis it???... Read more »

Recognition of thrush

Dr. Reznik,I am one of those persons who is afraid to get tested. I think I may have thrush, due to the film that continues to develop on my tongue, and white appearance.I was at my Dentist's office for a check up, and told him that i'm having a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...clinical appearance. Many times, providers will scrape off a suspect area and perform a KOH stain looking for the organism that causes thrush. To directly answer your question: yes your dentist should be able to easily diagnose candidiasis if... Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...disease since the early 90's. Indeed, esophageal candidiasis is a well known and serious AIDS-defining illness. Furthermore, Candidal infections can be very serious and life-threatening, especially when they reach the blood stream. If your... Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...present in almost everyone to some extent. With more advanced HIV disease (such as you have with a CD4 count below 200=, it can cause symptoms. This has little to do with diet or other things. It has a lot to do with a weak immune system, and... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...women taking these drugs use effective birth control. In animal studies, using itraconazole or ketoconazole during pregnancy caused birth defects. There have also been four known infants born with severe skeletal problems to women who used... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...breathe in dust or dried bird droppings. It does not seem to spread from person to person. Meningitis is the most common illness caused by cryptococcus. Meningitis is an infection of the lining of the spinal cord and brain. It can cause coma and... Read more »
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Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush. The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures that I've seen on the... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...Valentines day and I started tasting this vague taste again but not as strong and not the exact flavor. I went to gargle cause it also felt like that just woke up mouth feeling. I looked in the mirror to my horror to see this white stuff... Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...overgrowth possible. Parasites can be detected in the Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis. 6. CONSTIPATION Constipation can be caused by Candida. However constipation can also lead to Candida. If one does not have Candida and then becomes... Read more »