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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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Question about symptom and donation

Hello Dr. Bob,I hope you are doing well. First question, in a previous post you explained to me that oral thrush appears in about 12% of people experiencing ARS and that sometimes the thrush can appear like a white tongue. After my possible exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The most likely scenario I can piece together is as follows:1. If you had thrush (oral candidiasis), it was most likely a consequence of your use of azithromycin. Antibiotics can kill off the "normal" bacteria Read more »

Very scared! I need an expert opinion, please!! So many symptoms...

Hello Dr. Bob...I do hope you are doing well...I would love to donate to your foundation if you would gladly tell me how to go about doing so.I have a sad situation...unfortunately, I had an affair last year (2009) that was short-lived. My husband...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. The vast, vast majority of cases of thrush are completely unrelated to HIV. I can't diagnose the cause of your thrush over the Internet. However, with negative HIV tests Read more »

Just Tested Poz but have Thrush Already - Help

I was recently infected about 75 days ago and tested positive this week. Within 2 weeks I develop thrush and long bout of diarrahea and the trush treatment from my doc is is not working (Ny or Cloz). I no longer have acute symptoms (flu symptoms)...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...patients may rarely experience infections that would otherwise occur much later in the course of untreated HIV infection. The thrush you are experiencing may be a manifestation of this usually transient decline in CD4 count. Oral thrush is not... 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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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 »
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 »
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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Q about oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if some of the experts could give me some info. Is oral thrush painful? I came down with a bad throat infection a couple of days ago. Having a hard time swallowing and both my nodes are swollen Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody Read more »

Work place woes

Posted by 12yrspoz, 1 Reply
...How do you deal with the stress of having HIV and co-workers that stress you even more? Read more »

working thru it

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...test (oraquick blood) came back negative. I was excited at the time however the disease continues to haunt me. I thought I had thrush only for four doctors (including a dentist) to tell me I don't. I went to see a neurologist only to be told I... Read more »