Thrush After Surgery

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Cancer and HIV, 25 pounds lost - mostly muscle

I have been HIV + since 1989. I started meds in 1998. I did do well on AZT and switched in 2007. All was well with my labs. In February of this year I was given the diagnosis of Breast cancer, Stage 3 C. During A/C chemo and a mastectomy, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would recommend:1. Restart your HIV meds and antidepressants immediately.2. Talk to both your physical therapist and oncologist regarding optimizing your diet and possible taking dietary supplements and appetite stimulants, and consider a... Read more »

a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

I recently had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Bangkok(a fairly well-known hotbed for HIV/AIDS). About 11 days after my encounter, i began experiencing a very mild sore throat which seemed to only bother me when i woke up first thing in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation need an HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark.2. Absolutely. The antibiotics are almost certainly the cause of your thrush.Finally, with a name like "Bang-kok," of course it's going to be a well-known hotbed of hot beds, hot sex and the... Read more »

One more question. I promise!

Hello Doctor!I've written you twice before and have gotten one answer. (And believe you me, I'm very grateful for that answer!) I was satisfied and happy with that response for many months. Now, things have happened to raise my doubts and worries...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with your doctors. Your HIV fears are unwarranted. MRSA, antibiotics-induced thrush and your various yeast infections have absolutely nothing to do with HIV. I see absolutely no reason to question the validity Read more »

Do I have HIV?

Hello Dr. Reznik,Ok here goes, In may of 1999, I had my last sexual encounter. This encounter was protected sex but unprotected oral sex. A few weeks earlier I had massive oral surgery. I had to take a double dose of antibiotics and a course of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...underlying medical conditions other than HIV/AIDS, such as uncontrolled diabetes, which can lead to the development of candidiasis (thrush). 1 Could thrush come back from the antibiotics? From what I can tell from this message, it has been a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan) 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 swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a 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... 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 »


Posted by HealingPower, 1 Reply
Okay, so I had my surgery last Wednesday(thank the Lord for Anesthesia) May 31. I took Thurs/Fri off, and glad I did they gave me Hydrocodone/Apap and sent me on my way. Since then I have only been eating soup and crackers with an occasional ham... Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...about 18 months ago i got real sick (could not get out of bed sick) I even had to sell my business. I had sever fatigue, oral thrush, new moles and freckles, lost about 10 lbs, night sweats,fungal rash, periodontal cavities, white sores on side... Read more »


Posted by Jessie, 2 Replies
...happen to have a positive utlook on life....I may not be on meds yet, but i have needed surgeries, have been very ill, have had thrush soooo bad that i could not swallow, eat or get outta bed for weeks....As well as many other things...but i... Read more »