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Thrush Infections Of The Mouth Adults

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...(especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched --...
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sore mouthThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

For the last three weeks or so I have been experiencing a sore mouth. I have read various articles about candidia, and frankly I am up in the air because there are so many different and conflicting published comments. I do have a whittish covering...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. It is also known as oralcandidiasis. Thrush in adults occurs when the immune system is notfunctioning properly. It is not unusual for children to get thrush in... Read more »

HIV and Staph infection

Hi. Thank you for your time. Three and a half months ago I had a brief sexual encounter with a guy who was recovering form staph infection and also had herpes, but neglected to tell me that. We had unprotected sex once and he did not ejaculate...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...be a good idea for him to get tested. This isespecially important since he also has Thrush. Thrush (a yeast infection inthe mouth) is usually only seen in adults when there is a problem with theimmune system (due to HIV or other causes). This... Read more »

Other diseases and thrush?

I realize that on previous occasions you have mentioned that all the opportunistic dieseases that prey on people when they are HIV+ are all symptoms of other illnesses, I was wondering what other illnesses might bring on an occurrence of thrush?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you for your question. Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. It commonly occurs in children, but is not normally seen in adults. Inadults, it normally occurs when there is some type of problem with the immunesystem. The more severely... Read more »

Please, Oral Thrush is Killing me!

Hello.I'm 23, and 6 months ago I had protected sex with a prostitute. I had a negative Elisa at 2 months.At 2.5 months I had oral thrush that hasn't gone yet. I used Nystatine and Miconazole, and all goes OK until I finish the threatment.Then thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes candidiasis, normally exists in a person's mouth but is kept under control by normal bacteria. Any condition that alters your immune system or the mucosal... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...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 cells. See Fact Sheet 501 . ... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...found in the body generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...1993 revised classification system for HIV infection and expanded surveillance case definition for AIDS among adolescents and adults. CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. United States Public Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society... Read more »
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scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...my meds for the bv because I had developed oral thrush she advise me to get an hiv test because oral thrush is not normal in adults. So I had my blood drawn for the conventional hiv test which will probably be back in a week. I was so nervous... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptomes of a recent infection (due to having sex with someone of unknown status) have a burning tong and lips due to oral thrush without having the creamy white patches? Are patches supposed to show up right away or can it go for weeks before... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...be detected in the blood 3-6 weeks after infection. The time from infection to an AIDS diagnosis usually takes 10-12 years in adults. SYMPTOMS: HIV infection most often has no symptoms. Flu-like symptoms often occur four to twelve weeks after... Read more »

is it me or HIV

Posted by billc, 2 Replies
...negative. Although I have expirence severe leg pain, thrush (confirmed by doctor), dermatis on the face, cracks on the sides of my mouth, penis redness and pain, utherites. All these things! I am a seven months and my left arm still feels severe... Read more »