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Severe Thrush

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Question #1: Severity of AVSQuestion #2: Oral thrush and swollen lymph nodes

Hi Rick. Have any studies explored the relationship between the severity of AVS and time to seroconversion? I would think a more severe acute illness may trigger antibody production more quickly. How about severity of AVS and time to symptomatic...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...the time of seroconversion andthe time on onset of chronic symptoms. Each is highly variable from personto person. Having a severe case of Acute Viral Syndrome does not necessarilymean the person will seroconvert any sooner, nor does it mean... Read more »

HIV+ no insurance treatment but am starting to worry because of severe thrush. I know I need meds but have no... Read more »

Avoiding Thrush

Recently I have been diagnosed with thrush in my throat. My t-cell is around 52 and I have had oral... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...even thrush that has developed resistance to fluconazole. Intravenous amphotericin-B should be used initially in all PWAs with severe thrush, especially those with esophagitis, and it should be used for those who fail azole therapy. A short... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control pills, or antibiotics can... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Question and Answer

...naturopaths stress the avoidance of all forms of fruit in the sugar-free diet, I reserve that strict recommendation for cases of severe thrush. Eating the entire fruit or vegetable provides you with fiber that can minimize sugar's effect on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to fluconazole. These resistant... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...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 because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Thrush and other questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I had a low risk exposure (receiving oral sex and fingering with broken skin). About two weeks later I started getting severe joint pain. I wasn't even thinking about HIV as I thought I was not exposed. However my wife developed thrush at week... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after initial infection, how long afer could thrush appear, and how severe. Also can anyone tell me the typical problems and symptons after say 4 - 6 months. Any advice apprec Read more »

How likely is thrush in HIV- folks

Posted by Anonymous
...Everything has been pretty mild, but persistent. So it feels like a have a mild cold but usually when I get a cold, its more severe and lasts a few days. Should I be worried? I'm obsessing about every symptom, especially the thrush. I could write... Read more »