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Pathology Of Candidiasis

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Erythematous Candidiasis Questions

Dr., is it possible to have Erythematous Candidiasis and not have HIV/AIDS? Does this only appear in HIV/AIDS patients? or can something else look like this but not be this? I have the burning feeling associated with getting your tongue/mouth...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...There are several potential reasons why a person may develop erythematous candidiasis (EC) such as use of a steroid-containing asthma inhaler, broad spectrum antibiotics, systemic steroids, uncontrolled diabetes Read more »

tongue problem s=o=s

dear dr, I had mono as a kid and my immune system has been lacking ever since. I did use a lot of antibiotics and I am on birth control for endometriosis. About a year ago I developed dry mouth and a white coated tongue. I tried nystatin oral rinse...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Saliva has a natural cleansing action and lubricating properties which may prove beneficial. If your problems are related to candidiasis, saliva contains a chemical known as histatins, which have good antifungal properties. The reason I mention... Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis

Thank you so much for this valuable site.In 8 months and 8 dr. visits, I haven't learned anything from the dr.'s I've visited. I have learned from your site, based on the pictures, that Erythematous Candidiasis is most similar in appearence to my...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...risk factors including those you have mentioned plus many more.As far as your concern regarding the possible transmission of candidiasis, be advised that candida organism occur in approximately 60% of the general population. Whether or not a... Read more »

thrush without explanation

For approximately six months I have had symptoms of oral thrush. These symptoms were verified by a doctor as thrush three months ago, and I was given Mycelex troches. Mycelex helped, but thrush reappeared after only a day or two after my...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Since this has been an ongoing problem and you are concerned with stress, I would look into the possibility that you do not have thrush but rather symptoms of cheek biting. Stress cannot cause thrush or candidiasis without an underlying... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal Cervical cancer, invasive ... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Anorexia (27.1%) - lack of appetite Diarrhoea (27.1%) - this refers to prolonged diarrhoea, for several days Nausea (25.7%) Oral candidiasis (22.9%) - a disease of the mouth This data has been taken from... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...del riesgo, noto la lengua bastante blanca, sobre todo la parte de ms hacia dentro, la punta de la lengua no tanto, ?es esto candidiasis? cuando me cepillo se va bastante, ?puede ser? Read more »