Is Thrush The Same As Candida

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Ask the Experts

thrush/esphogial candida

At what stage would these infections occur? Would you normally see this six months after a possible exposure? Also, is an endoscopy always reliable in diagnosing esohogial candida?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...200 or less. It is possible 6 months after exposure, but would be pretty unusual. Endoscopy is an excellent way to diagnose candida in the esophagus. Read more »


AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually... Read more »
Women Alive

Candida Esophagitis

...An infection frequently underestimated in HIV infected women, is Candida esophagitis, (a yeast infection in the esophagus). It is closely related to thrush (a yeast infection in the throat) and CandidaRead more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...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 fluconazole. These resistant infections... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...trouble controlling one of the most frequently seen of these infections -- oral candidiasis, commonly known as thrush. At first, candida infections respond very well to drug therapy, and for a time it is possible to prevent recurrent infections... Read more »
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Candida, Thrush????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on that side, and whenever I press them with my teeth or touch them, they bleed, quite easily. Could this be thrush or oral candida? Any information you all may have about thrush or candida will help. Read more »

candida/thrush in my throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i've had a sore throat for 4 weeks now. swollen tonsil for about 2-3 weeks. it all started with a little white spot on my tonsil in the "crypts". i have had bad acid reflux a few mornings when i wake up. no chest pain though. i hope it is due to... Read more »


Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
...has anyone had reoccurring oral candida is there any way to defeat it when meds can not Read more »

Thrush and ABT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...would like to hear from others who have had problems with thrush and some non pharmecutical solutions as well, My doctor wants me to Add ABT to my current drugs, have taken all available drugs Read more »