Thrush Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicinePeople may or may not have any signs or symptoms when they first get HIV. In some series, up to 10% of individuals may have thrush when they first contract HIV. I cannot give you a more precise percent of individuals who only have thrush.There are... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThrush can occur as part of acute HIV infection. It can be scraped off but does not "dissolve". It can certainly reappear within hours to days. However, it is not typically seen on the side of the tongue.... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesBefore I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by phillyeagles, 2 RepliesI am wondering how prevalent oral thrush is as an acute HIV symptom. I have read differing opinions online where some say oral thrush is a common symptom, and others say that it takes awhile for the immune system to break down to the point where... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI 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.
Read more »
Posted by wanderingwarriorSo, about 3 weeks ago, I had a major sore throat and the doctor noticed thrush on my tongue. I was given Fluconazole to treat it, one a day for 14 days.
My symptoms cleared and my tongue looked health again.
On day 13, I had a few drinks... Read more »
Posted by rmds, 1 Replyneed help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV