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Is Thrush An Early Sign Of HIV

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Thrush - an Early Sign?

Hi Dr. Bob,I developed thrush (Dr confirmed) about 2 weeks ago. Now it appears to be coming back. I can't sleep worrying about some activities a couple of years ago. Even though I believe my activities were low risk my mind won't stop...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thrush as your first and only symptom of HIV disease would be extremely unlikely.Why are you having sleepless nights worrying about HIV when you could get a rapid HIV test and have a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes? Thrush or no thrush,... Read more »

Oral Thrush Early HIV

Dear Dr. Francico,I had a high risk exposure (unprotected anal, I was the insertive) about 4 months... Read more »

You said oral thrush is early syptom of VIH infection

Hello.Reading here in the forum I fiund that you have said that oral thrush is an early symptom of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bipartisan Group of Representatives Introduces Early Treatment for HIV Act in House

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a bipartisan group of more than 70 cosponsors on Thursday introduced the Early Treatment for HIV Act (HR 3859 ), which would allow states to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income HIV-positive people who have not yet... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HIV Treatment Reduces Death, Likelihood of TB, Study Finds

"Early treatment for HIV cuts patients' risk of death by about 75 percent," according to a study conducted in Haiti and published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The study also demonstrated that... Read more »
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question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys

I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last ten months. Took 6 months of seeing her (unprotected sex) for this to happen though and... Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After taking antibiotics for a while (different kinds were described when my uti did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over... Read more »

Is thrush a sign of ARS infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had thrush now for about a week. Should I test for hiv or ARS or could it be somethingelse? Not really worried just curious.

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Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »