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Medical Condition Called Thrush

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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thrush, thrush!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE, IT HELPED ALOT. I HAVE BEEN TAKING ATRIPLA BUT NOW HAVE THRUSH SINCE I STARTED TAKING THE MEDS. IS THE MED NOT WORKING OR HOW LONG BEFORE I SEE ANY IMPROVEMENT. BESIDES ATRIPLA I AM TAKING,CLOTRIMAXOLE LOZENGES AND...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...It would be very unusual for thrush to develop while on therapy and then not respond to the medications you are taking. The first thing I would suggest is that Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Any woman who experiences vaginal discharge should seek medical evaluation and treatment. While certain factors (diabetes; antibiotic use; immunodeficiencies, including HIV)... Read more »

is it thrush and how to treat it

first, Thank you for all your help. my grandmother's tongue is full of some whitish cover and it got down to her throat preventing her to swallow anything(not food or drink). she has been taking fluconazole but the minute she stops, it comes rushing...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.I'm sorry to hear about your GM, it certainly sounds like she could have oral (or esophageal) candidiasis (thrush). Before speaking about treatment, it might be worth a word about diagnosis-- it's a relatively simple thing... Read more »

thrush

will thrush clear up on its own without medication, or will it get worse/stay the same?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...In some situations oral thrush will go away on its own, and on others it will persist and even worsen. There's no 'one size fits all' answer here. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Treatment

...antiretroviral medications. In addition, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issues guidelines for the medical management of HIV infection and issues surrounding HIV infection, including treatment in adults, adolescents, and... Read more »
Project Inform

How to Prevent PCP

...to PCP, maintaining a healthy immune system, taking preventive medicine if you are at higher risk for PCP, and getting proper medical care are the best ways to prevent it. The best way to prevent PCP is by using effective HIV therapy and... Read more »
Project Inform

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...Fluconazole Resistance Some healthcare providers now discourage the use of fluconazole to prevent cryptococcal meningitis, Candida (thrush), and other fungal diseases (see Can Meningitis be Prevented?). This is because each of these... Read more »
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question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
...Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How do I get a health professional to take serously, and test me for, oral thrush? My doctor just laughed it off saying that it only happens when the immune system is really down. However, I have white stuff Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that they had HIV. I have oral thrush and have had it on and off for 2 months. I have also tested negative at the 20 week mark using a oral oraquick... Read more »