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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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HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...getting worried about beeing HIV+, but never took the test. Recently, my hair started falling a little bit, and I think I got oral thrush, because I saw something white in my gums and when I used my nails to remove it , it bleeded.I am using an... Read more »

Nagging problem

1. I had gay sex with an unknown person in a sauna. I would consider it to be low risk -- we rubbed our penises together and the other party performed oral sex on me. There was no anal intercourse. After 3 months from the time of potential...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...have any sores in your own mouth. I am not sure what the white spots would be. I would be less concerned about HIV (and oral thrush) and more concerned about other sexually transmitted infections for which you could be tested. Read more »

Please help

HelloPlease doc help me, I have tested HIV negative, but I have strange (looks unhealthy) irregular fungal like (excema!? parasite? herpes? fat bulbs?) stuff under and in my nipples. Also when I look at them in the mirror, I see some irregular spots...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Everyone's nipples have 'bumps' in the skin-- that's normal. I can't get a clearer mental picture than that from what you've told me. For a definitive Read more »

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 »
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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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... 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 »
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 »
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100% Sure I am infected

Posted by iknowigotit, 5 Replies
...all the symptoms known as ARS. I started with night sweats, lymphadenopathy, rash, headaches, neurapathy, diahrea, fatigue, thrush. This all started 1wk after condom breakage on 11/27. Since then i have not been the same physically. I really... Read more »

semen smear on nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does anyone know whether hiv can be transmitted if sperm is smeared onto a pregnant woman's nipple? i know chnaces is low, but if the person is pregnant, will there be a difference? will it be linked to blood stream? Read more »

Totally Consumed

Posted by Anonymous
...yrs. My biggest concern is recieving oral. I know this is a low risk activity. I have developed sores in my mouth, it's not thrush, or ohl, but it clears up, and then comes back. Those are my only symptoms. Any advise? Please don't judge, I've... Read more »

Nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am scared and embarrassed about this: I sucked on a woman's breast for a couple of minutes. No sign of breast milk. Any risk of HIV? Read more »