Thrush And Cough
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIf you are HIV+ with a CD4 count < 200 then TMP-SMX is used to prevent Pneumocystis pneumonia--for most patients it is well tolerated though HIV+ persons have a higher rate of side effects than the general population. I would not characterize... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineWithout knowing his most recent CD4 count and past history it is tough to comment. Usually Diflucan at that dose is only given for serious Candida/yeast infections. Coughing up blood can mean anything from a mild respiratory tract irritation to... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.If two docs have both said that you don't have thrush, it's pretty unlikely that you do (thrush has a fairly characteristic apprearance). If in doubt you could have a throat culture; but probably more relevant is not... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyMy girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and has been taking antibiotics. The doc said that the medicine kills a lot of bacteria in the body... Read more »
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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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesdoes anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWhat is thrush? Does it appear within the ARS period ?
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