Oral Thrush Symptoms
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan anyone comment on the initial symptoms of Oral Thrush? Does it start with very slight raised areas of the tongue?
Is it mostly isolated to the front, back or entire tounge/throat? Does the onset during the window period vary in severity (always... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have oral thrush 10 days after a potential exposure. Is this a symptom of hiv? Read more »
Posted by coronzon, 3 RepliesAll,
Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush.
The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I got tested 6 weeks after a possible HIV exposure and it was neg... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIs a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiYour exposure does not pose a risk of HIV transmission. It sounds from what you have described that you contracted another type of bacterial infection and the doctor placed you on antibiotics, which can cause thrush.Your HIV test coming back... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiFrom everything you have described your sexual behaviors were protected from HIV transmission but obviously not from other sexually transmitted infections, receiving herpes. Having herpes and multiple partners definitely increases your chances for... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineYes and NO.MH... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolFirst - there is a lot of confusion about how to diagnose thrush - since thrush is a diagnosis that sometimes is given to white patches and coatings in the mouth or tongue and is caused by something else. So I'd start there - which is to be... Read more »
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