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Smoking And Thrush

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HIV Neg guy says he has thrush

Dr. Bob,I was reading through your posts (as I always do)and read a post from someone who thought they had thrush--even though they had negative HIV tests. You said what he thinks is thrush may not be that.I had a thought about what he might be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Thrush" is frequently misdiagnosed. Yes, smoking can cause visible changes to the tongue. Likewise, mouth breathing at night can dehydrate the membranes and cause a whitish coating. Read more »

healthy t cells ?

Being infected for exactly 3 years with a t cell count of 920 and 44 % per cent I stll have some... Read more »

thrush follow up

doc, you stated that thrush can possibly be localized in one place, my tongue has had quite a bit... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Smoking Tobacco and HIV

... If you have HIV or AIDS and smoke cigarettes, you put extra stress on your body. Smoking weakens your immune system, making it harder to fight off deadly infections like fungal thrush, oral hairy leukoplakia (caused Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...Capsules (fluconazole, Diflucan 100 mg/day or itraconazole, Sporanox 200 mg/day) Maintain good oral/dental hygiene. Avoid smoking and excess sugar. Weekly fluconazole. Vaginal (vaginitis, yeast infection), affects vagina and/or vulva ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
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Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, 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 »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Read more »

Is thrush a sign of ARS infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have had thrush now for about a week. Should I test for hiv or ARS or could it be somethingelse? Not really worried just curious. Read more »

thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is thrush considered little white bumps around your taste buds on the back of your tongue? Read more »