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Is Thrush Classified As Having Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa Should Be Classified as Disaster, Red Cross Report Says

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa is so severe that it should be classified as a disaster comparable to famine or floods, according to a report released Thursday by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretroviral Drug Discounts Should Be Extended for Countries Classified as "Middle-Income," Opinion Piece Says

Pricing antiretroviral drugs and other "lifesaving" medications based on a country's gross national income per capita "seems particularly arbitrary -- and even cruel" -- given that HIV-positive people often have incomes "well below what might be... Read more »
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MRSA

In January 2008, study results were reported in a medical journal detailing the Staph infection called MRSA (pronounced MER-SUH). The response to these results by various media has made some people concerned about getting the infection. The... Read more »
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Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical therapy for mild to moderate infections with agents such as Mycelex troches (clotrimazole) and... Read more »

Thrush with Hiv/Aids

I want to know if a persons t cell has gone up and their viral load has gone down and they have been ok otherwise and afterwards thrush in the mouth has set in does this mean a person has gone back to what they were doing prior or does this mean...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although you don't indicate what your current CD4 count is, yes it is still quite possible to have had an increase in CD4 count with HIV meds and still develop thrush.... Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment.... Read more »

How long after infection does thrush typically appear?

Dear Dr.,I'm very confused. All the literature I've found on HIV says that, on average, people infected with HIV don't have symptoms for 5 to 10 years. If this is the case, how long does it take for CD4 cells to diminish to the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
That is correct-- on average, it takes 5-10 years for symptoms to appear. It also takes about 5-10 years for someone's CD4 cells to drop below 350, which is about the point where many people begin to develop thrush. I guess I don't... Read more »
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Hairy Leukoplakia - Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.

Tested Poz.

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 »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
has anyone developed thrush while in the window period? is this possible, or is this an aids related symptom?

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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello,

I have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the... Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »