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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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mouth infection and anemia

Hi doctor Bob,Congratulation for your good work. I wrote to you 6 years ago for a possible hiv infection. At that time, I was seronegative but time passed and discovered that I was positive recently. I am canadian originally from north africa but I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Infections can be associated with fatigue. However, there are many other potential underlying causes of HIV-associated fatigue. Review the chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to this topic.Antibiotics, such as amoxicillin, can cure some... Read more »

Multiple mouth infection

Is it possible to suffer from both types of oral thrush, OHL, and apthous ulcers at the same time? Also, how long before OHL peeks (i.e. the entire lateral border becomes white)? Thanks so much for your help!
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It is indeed possible to have multiple types of mouth infections at the same time. With OHL, the entire lateral border of the tongue does not have to become white or furry, just a segment of Read more »

how to diagnose candida esophagitis?

Would a culture for thrush also determine candida esophogitis?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Not necessarily, because you can have thrush in the mouth without having infection of the esophagus and vice versa. Candida esophagitis can be diagnosed by looking in the Read more »

Thrush and Lympths nodes pains

since oral thrush is an infection of the mouth should a person with oral thrush experience any pains in his/her lympths nodes....thank u for helping me
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Oral thrush can cause some discomfort with swallowing, like any other cause of sore throat, but does not cause pain in lymph nodes. Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...bland foods (like oatmeal, mashed beans, apple sauce, etc.) are recommended. Liquid food supplements are often used to ease mouth infections and/or for weight maintenance. Remember supplements are not intended to replace solid foods. Many of... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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is this normal in my mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...run my finger along my gumline up top nearly to the check i get a whitesh slime on my finger.....is that plaque or symptoms of thrush? i have no other oral affliction i know of thanks Read more »

How likely is thrush in HIV- folks

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi, I have noticed a whitish coat over my entire tongue for the past week. I've been reading up on thrush and its typically described as milkish/curdish white patches. I don't have these typical patches any other patches in the mouth, Read more »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff Read more »

throat thrush

Posted by Anonymous
...is it likely to have thrush in the esophagus with never having it in the mouth, first? anyone know what the symptoms are for this throat infection? Read more »