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Is Thrush Infection Contagious

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Thrush

Dr. Bob, you are my "go-to guy". You have been amazing in helping me with my questions, so here goes another one... I am newly diagnosed, and very concerned with dating new people or being intimate. I have met someone new who has a symptom of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The real question is does your new boyfriend have thrush? The "symptoms of oral thrush" and actually having thrush can be two very different things! If he has thrush diagnosed by a physician, Read more »

fatigue&thrush

I am 32 and have been + for roung 4 years. my cd4 count stays areoun 4-5 hundred, viral load... Read more »

opportunistic infection and care givers

What is the probability of an HIV person becoming a carrier of opportunistic infections such as... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
The Well Project

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...contagious? What should I do. please help. I have three kids and believe one of them is now infected, I saw he had cottage cheese thrush type in his tongue and rash on his back also. My other two kids seem to have developed a couple of new... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey, My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... 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. Read more »