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Thrush Is It A Yeast Infection

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Oral thrush (yeast infection) cured by salt water???

My boyfriend had a cold the past week. He did not use any steroid based nasal sprays, but he did use a cold remedy which contains zinc. About two days ago, he had a white patch right next to his tonsil. He started to gargle with salt water and it...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Thrush is a yeast infection which often affects the mouth, as well as many other portions of one's body (e.g. the vagina). It is pretty common and does not Read more »

THRUSH:

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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy person, but Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A... Read more »
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Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone deal with mouth and vaginal yeast infections? I am really running out of options, its like I clear one its gone for a week then its back.Does anyone else have this annoying Read more »

anyone ever heard???

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
...Has anyone ever heard of false negative in the oraquik advance saliva test past the window period, would someone experience thrush after the 5 month from exposure with normal cbc? Read more »

Copper Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are you positive? Have you ever had thrush? Can you describe it? I can't get a dr. appointment for another week. Thanks Read more »

Question about thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello all, I have a question about thrush, can it be caused do to your immune system being weakened by stress? Stress such as worrying if one has HIV? I ask this because Read more »