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Is Thrush Contagious In Adults

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Is thrush in the mouth contagious to a kisssing partner?

Is thrush of the mouth contagious to a kissing partner? I have been taking lozenges by prescription to be complete in 10 days....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. Thrush is "opportunistic," not contagious. It takes the "opportunity" of someone's immune system being deficient or suppressed to manifest itself.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Is thrush contagious?

I am poz and have ITP....my CD4 count's been dropping and I started HAART and ITP-treatment a... Read more »

Had oral with women 90 day test Negative Dentist says I have thrush

I had oral sex with a women giving and recieving. I broke out with canker soars in back of my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Adult Male Circumcision Significantly Reduces Risk of Acquiring HIV

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced an early end to two clinical trials of adult male circumcision because an interim review of trial data revealed that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States

The study authors proposed to describe the current status of the HIV epidemic among adolescents and young adults in the United States. Despite reported declines in sexual risk behaviors among adolescents in the past decade, little has been published... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda's HIV/AIDS Epidemic Concentrated Among Adults, Health Ministry Says

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Uganda is now concentrated among adults, and HIV prevention campaigns should be redesigned to target the population, the country's Ministry of Health said recently, the New Vision/AllAfrica.com reports. According to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Disclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
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Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it normal for someone who could possibly be having symptomes of a recent infection (due to having sex with someone of unknown status) have a burning tong and lips due to oral thrush without having the creamy white patches? Are patches supposed... Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
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 »

Miedo contagi vih

Posted by logos23, 1 Reply
Estuve con una escore me puso el condon se puso encima. Al cambiar de postura el condon sali y se quedo enganchado por la punta en su sexo.
Si se hubiera quedado a mitad de glande dentro se habra salido dentro de ella
Existe riesgo gracias. Read more »