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Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This...
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I asked the last question about transmitting of Erythematous Candidiasis through kissing. After looking at the picture of caoted tongue, it looks so similar that this may be whay I have instead. Is coated tongue transmittable through a kiss? I...
is not an infectious disease and therefore not something that would be transmitted from one person to another, but rather an Read more »
Dr. Reznik14 months have passed since my seroconversion illness and i still present with coated tongue, some days worse than others. I have been to a dentist of ENT doc who said just to brush tongue. This problem is quite irritating. Since my VL...
...Dear Jack:Coated tongue
is not related to HIV infection per say. In other words, to my knowledge there is nothing regarding the pathogenesis of HIV infection Read more »
Hey Doc!First off, thanks for all you tireless work on this site as well as HIVDENT. A quick question for you... about a month after a risky exposure, I noticed ONLY the back of my tongue was coated with a thin layer of tartar-like paste, which I...
I usually start a response to a question such as this with the condition that without the ability to see what is actually occurring in your mouth, it is impossible to formulate an accurate diagnosis, therefore if you are concerned please visit a... Read more »
I have a white coating on my tongue that just won't go away. I also have saliva that is stringy and is built up in my throat in the morning. It started about a year ago when I was under alot of stress. I have seen a doctor who said it might be...
is more common in individuals who have some form of dry mouth as well as people who are under stress. Since you mention that Read more »
...lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious
and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an... Read more »
...the beginning of the outbreak. This information is presented in a weekly report, called FluView . Is the 2009 H1N1 virus contagious
? The 2009 H1N1 virus is contagious
and is spreading from human to human. How does the 2009 H1N1 virus... Read more »
dye-DAN-oh-seen Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Name(s): BMY 40900, BRN 3619529, CCRIS 805, Didanosina, Dideoxyinosine, HSDB 6548, ddI Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Didanosine,... Read more »
Common Name: didanosine or ddI Brand Name: Videx & Videx EC Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 400 mg enteric-coated (Videx EC), delayed-release... Read more »
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...like white patches in your tongue and other parts, that CAN BE REMOVED leaving a red and sometimes bleeding surface. Not like coated tongue
that stays the same. Theres a lot a lot of things that cause coated tongue
but please dont drive yourself... Read more »
...Do any fellow HIV + peoples know what causes coated tongue
(overgrowth of papilae)? I use a tongue cleaner and brush, but every morning it's still there. I dont suffer from dry mouth and Read more »
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »
Do you all have a white coating on your tongue? it is painless, is this natural? Read more »