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Thrush After Giving A Bj Worried I Have HIV

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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I'm worried about giving my new b/f HIV through Oral Sex (DISCLOSURE, 2009)

I am HIV+, been poz for 15 years now. My T-Cell count is normal and my viral load is undetectable, thanks to HAART. I live in a tiny podunk town where HIV is not talked about. I recently met a young buck and we have the hots for each other. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You have several "information" issues you need to deal with. First and most important is disclosing your HIV-positive status to your new boy toy. Since "he is new to all of this and is not very sexually active . . . ,"... Read more »

I'M WORRIED I GOT HIV FROM GIVING A BLOW JOB

HEY DOC,OK, SO I GOT WAY TOO DRUNK LAST NIGHT AND WOUND UP GIVING THIS GUY A BLOW JOB WHICH I KNOW IS USUALLY LOW RISK BUT THIS GUY HAD LOTS OF HAIR DOWN THERE AND I HAD TO STOP BLOWING TO GET THE HAIRS OUT OF MY MOUTH LIKE 5 TIMES. TODAY I'M...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOWZA! That dude you were sucking on sounds hairier than Chewbacca dipped in Rogaine!Your HIV-acquisition risk would not be increased by getting pubes in your mouth. By the way just how hard were you sucking???Your symptoms are not HIV related.... Read more »

Not to worry about thrush with Advair

This is not a question, but an answer. I thought I had HIV because of a diagnosis of Thrush in my throat. I was terrified and really thought I was HIV positive. Well, it turned out that the Advair inhaler I was taking for minor asthma and Dynacin...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your experience.... Read more »

Worried about Thrush

Reading some articles, I have found that Thrush is associated with HIV and AIDS, just because a person has thrush does this mean that they possibly are infected with the HIV virus?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There are numerous reasons why a person may present with thrush (candidiasis), including but not limited to HIV/AIDS, uncontrolled diabetes, use of asthma inhalers, use of systemic corticosteroids such as prednisone, etc. In a more broad sense,... Read more »
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hiv risk from unprotected oral (giving MSM)

Posted by anxious66, 5 Replies
Hi guys, just wanted to know

I gave a guy i know head who said he was 'clean'. he didn't ejaculate and i'm pretty sure there was no precum. the whole thing lasted under a minute.

now about a week later, i am worried i have developed ars symptoms.... Read more »

How likely is thrush in HIV- folks

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
I have noticed a whitish coat over my entire tongue for the past week. I've been reading up on thrush and its typically described as milkish/curdish white patches. I don't have these typical patches any other patches in the mouth, just an even... Read more »

Thrush... HIV or the pill???

Posted by Anonymous
About one year ago i had a huge HIV scare..... I tested negative at 7 weeks and never tested again because i was told a 7 week test is quite conclusive and i wasn't really in high risk.... i needed to get past it and move on.
I took a new lease on... 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.

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