Is Listerine Helpful For Treating 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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Question about symptom and donation

Hello Dr. Bob,I hope you are doing well. First question, in a previous post you explained to me that oral thrush appears in about 12% of people experiencing ARS and that sometimes the thrush can appear like a white tongue. After my possible exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The most likely scenario I can piece together is as follows:1. If you had thrush (oral candidiasis), it was most likely a consequence of your use of azithromycin. Antibiotics can kill off the "normal" bacteria Read more »

Freaking out... please help Dr Bob. Will donate $50

Your advice on my situation would really mean the world to me as I am freaking out. 10 weeks ago I received unprotected fellatio from 2 female strippers at a strip club. I also performed about 30 seconds of unprotected cunnilingus on one of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Oral sex (fellatio and cunnilingus) carry only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your symptoms are not suggestive of, or worrisome for, HIV acute... 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
...The diagnosis of thrush (candidiasis) can easily be made by clinical examination if the underlying medical history is known. If a person's medical history Read more »

Thrush?

I know that you have had many, many questions about thrush, but I need to ask another one please. How easy is it for a regular doc or dentist to diagnose thrsh? can they look at your mouth and even if they do not see any whit stuff but see red,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...How easy is it for a regular doc or dentist to diagnose thrush? This is actually a very good question. Both physicians and dentists are very good when to comes to diagnosing pseudomembranous Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... 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 »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »