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Oral Thrush Contagious Through Kissing

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Is thrush in the mouth contagious to a kisssing partner?

Is thrush of the mouth contagious to a kissing partner? I have been taking lozenges by prescription to be complete in 10 days....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. Thrush is "opportunistic," not contagious. It takes the "opportunity" of someone's immune system being deficient or suppressed to manifest itself.Dr. Bob... Read more »

thrush transmittable by kissing? g?

Dear Doc, Does oral thrush transmittable or infectious to others escpecially kissing in the lips... Read more »

oral thrush

Does oral thrush associated with HIV. Keep leaving and returning on it's own? Can you get a... Read more »
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San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere near a television set last summer, you inevitably heard about that case of HIV infection that appears to have resulted from kissing and kissing alone. And, admit it -- the news gave you at least a moment's pause. You couldn't... Read more »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally... Read more »
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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 (or fungus)... Read more »
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La Candidiasis Oral

En inglés (in English) Causa Diagnóstico Tratamiento El Tratameinto de la Candidiasis Oral Efectos Secundarios e Interacciones Con Otros Medicamentos El Embarazo y los Medicamentos Antimicóticos (Contra los Hongos) Los niños y la... Read more »
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Please help. I'm scared. I have a kissing/oral question

Posted by Worriedguy23, 2 Replies
Ok here is my story. 2 and a half years ago I met a girl online and she came and stayed with me for a few days. I did not have sex with her, but I recieved oral a couple of times, and we kissed a whole lot. She told me that my lip was bleeding... Read more »

Thrush or whatever

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i'm going to see a dentist tomorrow anyway i have this problem, my mouth produces a white mucus which is dense and foamy, it can appear anywhere, near the tonsils, on the upper gums, it is not adhese to the mucosal surface and i can wipe it away... Read more »

oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have oral thrush 10 days after a potential exposure. Is this a symptom of hiv? Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? Read more »