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Thrush And A Sore Throat

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Differences/Accuracy of HIV testing

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thanks for taking the time to answer questions. I have 2 different questions for you. I had intercourse with a female 45 days ago (status unknown) where the condom broke. Within 24 hours I started combivir as a pep for 28 days. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Going Crazy,Regarding question #1, see below.As for question #2, a negative p24 antigen and qualitative PCR proviral DNA are extremely encouraging. However, I would still suggest you follow the recommended post-PEP testing guidelines... Read more »

Second Plea for Answers...Consistent with Seroconversion?

I recognize the wonderful humanitarian service you provide to many worried well...however must add... Read more »

6 Elisas and still ill

Hi, I had a low risk exposure back in Feb 04. Mar 04 got severe flu twice.Apr 04 got oral... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...still have real trouble controlling one of the most frequently seen of these infections -- oral candidiasis, commonly known as thrush. At first, candida infections respond very well to drug therapy, and for a time it is possible to prevent... Read more »
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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 »
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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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether Read more »

tested negative at 7 weeks. is it likely i have it

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...after suffering the very well known symptoms, the rash, sore throat, oral thrush, fever, headaches, chills, loss of appetite etc, i took my second hiv test at 7 weeks after possible exposure. this Read more »

I'm REALLY REALLY scared!

Posted by scared2Bpos, 2 Replies
...the Dr. prescribe me something. I'm still having symptoms. I believe what I have on my tongue is thrush. I keep having this sore throat now for over a month. I have burning in my eyes and vagina. I'm always tired and my body hurts. I have a rash... Read more »

Not all doctor's, are on top of it!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...doctor did not take an agressive approach, and he formed liasions in his lungs. Also diagnosed him with thrush, and it was a sore throat. Check out: "The Academy of HIV Medicine". website.. If your doctor is not listed, RUN FOREST! ... Read more »