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"Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Hi Dr Bob,Please carry on reading! My previous post to you can be found at:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/PreventionSexual/Q195294.htmlI have a bit of a follow up, and a couple of questions - *My dodgy bowel movements turned out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of "HIV is not your problem" and ". . . you don't have HIV . . ." are you having difficulty understanding?2.Giardiasis and/or thrush would not invalidate HIV test results. Your thrush, if that is indeed what you have, could be due to your... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts:... Read more »

Thrush?

I know that you have had many, many questions about thrush, but I need to ask another one please. ... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
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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 »

Sorry if I sound really pessimistic--Am I doomed?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies
...like dots on the back of my lips. My lip does look a bit whiter than I noticed earlier. OMG I thought that should be the Oral Thrush that everyone was talking about. Also my lymph nodes in between the chin and throat are definetly swollen and... Read more »

Confused

Posted by 911, 2 Replies
...blood elisa hiv(1) @ 14 wks. Hvae had recurring dry mouth and white gunk (on gums in the morning, every morning, looks like thrush) that will not go away. Thought it was due to stress but it has remained so now confused.... 1. any ideas on what... Read more »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »