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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 TREATMENT and LAMICIL

Thrush just flared up from my esophogas to my mouth. I started 250mg of Terbinafine (Lamisil generic) 2 days ago for fungus on a big toe... the same time Thrush flared. Should I continue the LAMISIL? What's to treat the Thrush? I'm using an...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...The lamisil should cover the yeast that is causing the oral thrush. If you don't see a response in a few days, you may need another oral antifungal drug. Read more »

AIDS-Defining Afflictions

How often do you see AIDS-defining afflictions show up in patiens who have yet to meet the blood-count criteria for AIDS? VL <50, 20%, CD4 bouncing around between 211 and 276 over the past year, no treatment yet. I seem to have developed a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Thrush is one of those conditions that can affect someone well before the CD4 count is at 200. Your CD4 count is actually close enough Read more »

Recurring thrush

I have been POZ for 16yrs the last three at AIDS. I know thrush is opportunistic people who are on antibiotics etc tend to have recurring issues. In that area I don't have an option. I am wondering what I can do other than regular brushing and...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...In general people with recurring thrush derive benefit by either early treatment with topical therapies such as clotrimazole or nystatin or by taking antifungal pills. Read more »

PLEASE Help Me...HORRIBLE THRUSH

Hi Dr--I have searched the internet, as well as many Drs, for an answer to my problem and after reading your website you seem to be the only person that can help.For the past year I have developed a white, paste-like film in my mouth on my tongue,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...of systemic diseases, you should be able to obtain an accurate diagnosis. Can Lyme disease cause oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush)? The answer is yes. What is the best way to manage thrush? This would depend on the extent of the presentation.... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...but this may not require stopping the drug. Oral irritation and nausea are rare side effects of nystatin lozenges. Nystatin oral rinse (Mycostatin) is nearly non-toxic, but it may cause gut problems if excessive doses are taken. Systemic... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...still have real 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... 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 »
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Thrush question - PLEASE!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Please help me out here!! Would thrush only show up on the insides of the cheeks after brushing your teeth and then disolve and go away after 1 or 2 hours? I have Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know when hairy leukoplakia appears if someone gets infected ? - The back of my tongue is white and,after having seen a doctor, he told me that it was not a fungal infection. Thank you for the answer, I am very scary. Read more »

ATTN: MOFFIE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you responded to my post about opporutnistic infections. I have a couple questions. If you did have thrush, was it extreme? I was little white patches in my mouth, and when I scrape them away, they tend to bleed. However, they come Read more »

Thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would this be thrush? Only when I get done brushing my teeth, there is a little bit of white gunk on the insides of my lips. It usually is only Read more »