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How To Prevent From Getting Thrush In Infants

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Does having thrush mean that my baby is already infected

I sent an email to you earlier on, the title of the email was "Pregnancy with undectable viral load without medication" At the time of my pregnancy my viral load was <50 and cd4 count 700, during pregnancy it fluctuated between <50 and <80. Now my...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...symptom or sign reliably distinguishes HIV-infected from HIV-uninfected infants. While we certainly do see thrush in HIV-infected babies, it is also commonly seen in uninfected babies. The diagnosis of HIV infection can only be made through... Read more »

thrush on skin

Hi, On this forum it appears that oral thrush is a common symptom in babies who are hiv positive. ... Read more »
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...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 fluconazole for an extended time while pregnant. It's... Read more »
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... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
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...women and women considering pregnancy. If they test positive for HIV, they can take steps to reduce the risk of infecting their babies and ensure their own health. The best way to prevent infection in heterosexual sex is by using condoms. Other... Read more »
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Thrush?//

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago. Tested Oz. I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection? Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
...probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello Every morning when I wake up I have white patches on the tip of my tounge. Im not sure wheather its geo tounge or thrush. As the day goes on it wears away after eating and drinking. It leaves red irritated areas where it was, and is always... Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...night I developed a white coating on my tounge. I had the worst panic attack I've even had. I went to the ER, to see if it was thrush, and poured my heart out the the doc. The nurses said it looked like thrush, as he said at first, but upon... Read more »