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Thrush Of The Mouth In Humans

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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...changes in medications. Smoking and Opportunistic Infections People with HIV disease who smoke are more likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, see Fact Sheet 515 ) For women, smoking can increase the risk and severity of infection...
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Protect Oral Sex - Mouth Thrush

Hi Dr, I visited a women , She gave me blowjob while I was wearing a Condom , which was intact and didn't broken(verified) . Now it is 17days I had a Single Mouth Thrush just beside UVULA, no other symptoms noticed .1.Do HIV ARS symptoms appear in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how.A "single mouth thrush"?? What is that? If you are not a physician, chances are you are not qualified to make a diagnosis of oral... Read more »

could it be thrush

Dear Dr. Reznik,I have a white coating on my tongue from about the middle to the back, it has been there for some time. It is not painless and it easily comes off. Some days it is thicker than others. Does this sound like thrush? Please Please...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Without having the opportunity to observe your mouth, it is difficult for me to render an accurate diagnosis. With that said, it sounds as if you have coated tongue, a condition Read more »

Is thrush in the mouth contagious to a kisssing partner?

Is thrush of the mouth contagious to a kissing partner? I have been taking lozenges by prescription to be complete in 10 days.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope. Thrush is "opportunistic," not contagious. It takes the "opportunity" of someone's immune system being deficient or suppressed to manifest Read more »

Newly Diagnosed

I tested posted for HIV about a month ago. I had a sinus infection, now that is gone but now I think I may have thrush. I have a cough, small bumbs at the back of my tongue and my tongue is white. I am thinking the cough is still from mugus from...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Thrush is a whitish coating of the tongue, and commonly the back of the throat. Thrush is caused by a yeast infection, called Candida-- Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... 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

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 Read more »
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G-man, experts please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and sides of the uvula which is the small piece of flesh that hangs down in front of the throat. I am assuming that this is thrush. I dont have any pain with these lesions, where I have read that thrush is quite painfull. I have had many tests... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...generally takes place. Men: The symptoms are variable, but include swollen glands in the neck and armpits, fatigue, fever, thrush, night sweats and weight loss. Women: Women also experience swollen glands of the neck and armpits, fatigue, fever,... 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 »

Strange stuff in my mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...will not come off when I brush it. I have also got what feels like a gritty white film on the inside gums on the bottom of my mouth(it goes away when I brush, but comes back in a few hours), and have has several blisters or sores on my tongue and... Read more »