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Oral Thrush And Hiv

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Oral Thrush= HIV?

I was diagnosed with Oral Thrush, but I only perfomed oral sex with 1 partner one time? Does this diagnosis of thrush mean that i am likely HIV infected? Thanks
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
...Oral thrush, a yeast infection, is NOT specific for HIV infection. Read more »

Oral Thrush Early HIV

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ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over 5 weeks ago. I went to a clinic and they looked at my tongue and said i had... Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hello, I have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious Read more »

How likely is thrush in HIV- folks

Posted by Anonymous
...Are there any other oral infections besides thrush that present this way? Also, does anyone know how common thrush is in an HIV- person. I am very worried that I might have HIV and I am trying to summon the courage to go for a test. Other weird... Read more »