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Thrush On Back Of Tongue

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thrush follow up

doc, you stated that thrush can possibly be localized in one place, my tongue has had quite a bit of white build-up since almost 9 months ago,(i also smoke). do you normally see thrush in back of tongue or does it usually start elsewhere?have you...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...if caught early. It usually, and depending on the immune status of the patient, will progress over the top and sides of the tongue. It will look the same under the microscope whether it comes from the mouth, vagina, or anyplace else on the body.MH Read more »

bumps on tongue = thrush?

Over the past week I have noticed some raised bumps at the back of my tongue, is it possible that... Read more »

I turn to you, my doc doesn't even know what ARS is..

Hello Dr.Bob:You are an inspiration to everyone. I detailed my situations below and what bothers me... Read more »
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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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're... 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 »
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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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
...probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? Read more »

definately thrush!!

Posted by uhohblita, 5 Replies
...After terrible bouts of bed sheet soaking night sweats, i woke up and definately had thrush!! small white patches in back of mouth and under tongue.. and terrible taste in mouth.. what is going on?!?! for a reminder, i've had multiple elisa's... Read more »

desperate, GMAN please read and respond

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...it is really apparent). A little over 10 weeks after possible exposure, I am almost positive I have developed thrush on the back of my tongue. The last few days, I have had a sore throat and think I can see white bumps on the back of my throat.... Read more »