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Systemic Thrush

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any relation between thrush and systemic infections?

My sister was just recently admitted to the hospital again, for the second time in two weeks. She was told approximately one month ago that the infection in her mouth was thrush. She has had this infection for over two years before her doctors...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...antibiotics for her staph infection which would increase her risk for thrush. Her risk for candidiasis increased once she was put on systemic steroids.The risk factors identified in this question would be substantial enough to explain the... Read more »

erythematous candidias and treatment

Would erythematous candidiasis go way on its own if it was left untreared? I have had small red... Read more »

Amoxycillin and thrush

Would a doctor perscribe Amoxycillin to clear thrust. Is Amoxycillin effective at clearing up a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...candidiasis. Treating candidiasis will not get rid of the yeast, but will keep it under control. Treatments can be local or systemic. Local treatments are applied where the infection is found. Systemic treatments affect the whole body. Many... 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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...and difficult to treat vaginal yeast infections are a sign of HIV disease progression in women. This publication focuses on systemic candidiasis -- when it spreads throughout the body and may impact many systems. Project Inform materials are also... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... 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 symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...immune system? The only other syptom I think I might have is that my tongue is a little white tinted. Could this be like minor thrush? or is thrush pretty easily recognizable when someone has it? Are there varying intesities of thrush? And are... Read more »

oral candida

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
does anyone know how to defeat oral candida that is resistant to meds Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How do I get a health professional to take serously, and test me for, oral thrush? My doctor just laughed it off saying that it only happens when the immune system is really down. However, I have white stuff Read more »