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Thrush In Aids Patients

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Diarrhea and oral thrush

Dear ExpertI am trying to understand what causes diarrhea in HIV positive patients? Is there any link between oral thrush and diarrhea? Wondering whether control of thrush solve diarrhea problems..I am currently living in Canada.Thanks a lot....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I don't think there is a direct connection between thrush and diarrhea. However if you have thrush you may have a low CD4 count (under 200). And if so you might have an infection in your GI tract that is causing diarrhea. And sometimes these... Read more »

Worried about Thrush

Reading some articles, I have found that Thrush is associated with HIV and AIDS, just because a... Read more »

oral thrush

I'm writing from South Africa where HAART is presently unaffordable for the vast majority of... Read more »
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Is thrush a sign of ARS infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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.

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Hairy Leukoplakia - Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.

Tested Poz.

I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection?

Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
has anyone developed thrush while in the window period? is this possible, or is this an aids related symptom?

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THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi
I have been with my partner for five and a half years now and during my pregnancy 3 years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can... Read more »