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Thrush Mouth Infection

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Possible undiagnosed thrush and Amoxicillin

If problem is thrush should Amoxicillin be used?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth and tongue; amoxicillin is an antibiotic (kills bacteria) with no activity against yeast. Read more »

how to diagnose candida esophagitis?

Would a culture for thrush also determine candida esophogitis?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Not necessarily, because you can have thrush in the mouth without having infection of the esophagus and vice versa. Candida esophagitis can be diagnosed by looking in the Read more »

Multiple mouth infection

Is it possible to suffer from both types of oral thrush, OHL, and apthous ulcers at the same time? Also, how long before OHL peeks (i.e. the entire lateral border becomes white)? Thanks so much for your help!
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It is indeed possible to have multiple types of mouth infections at the same time. With OHL, the entire lateral border of the tongue does not have to become white or furry, just a segment Read more »

thrush

What does thrush mean?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A yeast infection of the mouth;JLS. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they 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... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...bland foods (like oatmeal, mashed beans, apple sauce, etc.) are recommended. Liquid food supplements are often used to ease mouth infections and/or for weight maintenance. Remember supplements are not intended to replace solid foods. Many of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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is this normal in my mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...run my finger along my gumline up top nearly to the check i get a whitesh slime on my finger.....is that plaque or symptoms of thrush? i have no other oral affliction i know of thanks Read more »

throat thrush

Posted by Anonymous
...is it likely to have thrush in the esophagus with never having it in the mouth, first? anyone know what the symptoms are for this throat infection? 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 »

Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
...One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »