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How To Make Your Throat Feel Better With Thrush

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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
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thrush in the throat

Dear Dr.:What are the symptoms if thrush occurs in the throat. My throat has burning sensation for almost a year. I also feel pain in the middle of my chest, sometimes even in the center of my back. That terriable feelings sometimes make me carzy...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...endoscopy. There are several other potential causes of your symptoms which may become readily apparent with aa scope.I hope you feel better soon!DRPS Whereas Mycelex troches are an excellent therapy for mild to moderate oral candidiasis... Read more »

PLEASE Help Me...HORRIBLE THRUSH

Hi Dr--I have searched the internet, as well as many Drs, for an answer to my problem and after reading your website you seem to be the only person that can help.For the past year I have developed a white, paste-like film in my mouth on my tongue,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...very effective systemic medication, but should be saved for more severe outbreaks of oropharyngeal candidiasis. Take care and feel better soon!DR Read more »

oral anxiety

hey ryan, (i know you're not a doc but know you have the skills to calm me down as a csw)i've found your responses and advice very helpful. i think i've had more of an anxiety problem more than anything but... april 1 2003 about six weeks ago i gave...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...should rely on your doctor for explanations about your health, but let me tell you what I know about your situation. The oral thrush that you experienced could be related to the number of antibiotics that you were on. Thrush (oral candidiasis) is... Read more »

Confused need answers

I have been on meds for about 4 months now...initial blood work was cd4 143 , viral 62,000, 15%. Then after a month cd4 254, Viral 700, 23%. Now Cd4 354 , I dont have viral but percentage 24%. Im taking sustiva, epzicom and bactrim.My question is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Though it could be thrush extending into your esophagus those symptoms warrant an ENT evaluation and possible upper endoscopy to evaluate for gastric reflux Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...What About Drug Resistance? Whenever you take medication, be sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the germs, they might change (mutate) so that... Read more »
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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...What About Drug Resistance? Whenever you take medication, be sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the germs, they might change (mutate) so that... Read more »
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my story

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont know if this will make anyone feel better but I thought giving my own story might help. Possible exposure was on july-01. Since then been tested negative by Elisa at 6 Read more »

Worried well?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...swollen nodes that started around a month after event. I also have a strange thing happening in my mouth that I guess could be thrush but doesnt really look like it. I have only had fever one time since possible exposure and it only lasted 1 day.... Read more »

please read and add your opinion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...advice to anyone experiecing any symptoms and may be at risk to read some of these posts (and not other web pages), I always feel better, nearly reassuring me that it's all psychological. So anyone else that feels this way, please respond, it... Read more »

Thrush! I'm Scared.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...very limited because I am so paranoid about getting HIV. In any case about a week later I came up with something similar to Thrush. I had the white tongue, the sore throat, and I was very tired. I was also taking this protien shake and every time... Read more »