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Males Have Symptoms Of Thrush

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is thrush something to worry about?

hello, i am a 25 male and recently went to see my doctor thinking i had strep throat because of the pain in my throat. wen i went to see my doctor she said to me that i have throat/mouth fungal infection. and she asked me if i have been in close...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...stated in your question, your lack of sexual activity. Also given what you have written, it is far from clear if you have oral thrush. It is possible but, again, unlikely. Antibiotics can increase one's risk for Candidal infections (the... Read more »

My oral thrush won't go away

hello i am a 29 HIV+ male i've been on meds for 3 years (duovir and effavir) my CD4 levels are 421... Read more »

Follow Up (oral thrush concern in window period) with day 85 test result

Hi Doctor. Thanks again for answering previous question few weeks back. So did take an oraquick... Read more »
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Women and HIV

...sex and from sharing needles. Many women with HIV do not know how they got infected. This suggests that one or more of their male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men.... Read more »
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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 »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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When do I stop?

Posted by Worrywart10, 1 Reply
...Hello friends. I am a 27 year old gay male and I am having constant anxiety regarding HIV. I had a boyfriend last year and we began our sexual relationship last June (2009). Read more »

thrush

Posted by scared2Bpos, 1 Reply
...I had a very risky exposure in the beginning of Oct. '07. Had unprotected vaginal sex with male of unknown status. Had the flu-like symptoms after 3wks and now I have burning in my throat and vagina. I tested at 40 dys (5 Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Im a 34 year old hetrosexual male who had safe sex (or I thought it was safe) with a promiscuous woman (yeah I know a prostitute). After an incredible 1 minute Read more »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can take between 5-10 years in HIV infection to come up. I had an HIV test 3 weeks ago and this... Read more »