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Avoiding Thrush

Recently I have been diagnosed with thrush in my throat. My t-cell is around 52 and I have had oral thrush before, but it never caused the amount of pain I have with it in my throat. Is there anything I can do or any foods or fluids I can avoid to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are a few nutritional tricks that might decrease the severity of thrush, but with a CD4 count of 52 what you really need is Candida prophylaxis with Diflucan taken on a regular basis until your CD4 count improves. My advice would be to... Read more »

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Q about oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if some of the experts could give me some info. Is oral thrush painful? I came down with a bad throat infection a couple of days ago. Having a hard time swallowing and both my nodes are swollen and painful in my neck. Upon further... Read more »

thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can somebody tell me if thrush is painful especially after eating?

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thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is thrush considered little white bumps around your taste buds on the back of your tongue?

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Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
All,

Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush.
The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »