Redness Around Mouth And Thrush

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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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noticeable red dots

hello dr. frascino, i hope you remember me who asked about late conversion. i tested out to 7 month for hiv antibodies which was i noticed that i have some scattered noticeable red dots on the roof of my mouth. will these red dots...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested negative out to 7 months, remember? Take the flashlight out of your mouth. The red dots are not going to lead to oral thrush. Maybe the red dots are irritation from you poking around in there looking for an illness that you can't possibly... Read more »


I know that you have had many, many questions about thrush, but I need to ask another one please. How easy is it for a regular doc or dentist to diagnose thrsh? can they look at your mouth and even if they do not see any whit stuff but see red,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...How easy is it for a regular doc or dentist to diagnose thrush? This is actually a very good question. Both physicians and dentists are very good when to comes to diagnosing pseudomembranous Read more »

Question about Thrush

Is Thrush a type of problem that is only present in a persons mouth in the morning or can it be seen throughout the day?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...People who have active pseudomembranous candidiasis or thrush as it is commonly referred to, will have this infection present throughout the day and night. Whereas we always describe pseudomembranous Read more »


what does oral thrush look like?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...are three predominant types of candidiasis: Erythematous candidiasis:This is a red flat lesion that may appear anywhere in the oral cavity but the majority of time presents on the dorsal surface of the tongue and/or the roof of the mouth. This... Read more »
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HIV and the Mouth

...mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy... 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 »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal candidiasis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan) 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 »
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can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff Read more »

Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
...One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone here know how long after hiv infection that thrush would apear??? Read more »

Thrush question - PLEASE!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Please help me out here!! Would thrush only show up on the insides of the cheeks after brushing your teeth and then disolve and go away after 1 or 2 hours? I have Read more »
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