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Thrush On Gums And Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...of withdrawal. It might also be therapies that deal with the psychological addiction to smoking. Nicotine withdrawal can be treated with medications. Some are available over the counter, while others require a prescription. Gums and lozenges that reduce nicotine cravings are often available over-the-counter. Prescription medications include inhalers and nasal sprays, and a pill. All these treat the physical and chemical symptoms of...
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Thrush?

Hi Doc,been poz for about 4 years now, im doing really well, i wake up some mornings with a tiny white spot on the same part of the gum,( i picked at this a lot , i know i shouldnt have.), i comes off easily, leaving no mark or no pain.my doc said...
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
...or whether you are on HIV meds. The lower the CD4 count the greater the likelihood that mouth problems such as this could be thrush. It would be unusual for this to be thrush and only be in the one spot. It is usually easily recognizable, so I... Read more »

gum problems factors...

Dear Doc,what causes the gum to became thinner and tender and swollen?? Is it HIV? or the oral thrush (white creamy paste that would stick on the lining of gums and teeth wvery woking in the morning??Hope for your kind reply. Thank you.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Gums can be affected by infection ("gingivitis") that will thin the tissue and make it tender and sometimes swollen. This is caused Read more »

What is thrush and when does it occur?

Is thrush common in early stages - specifically in the window? What are the symptoms?Is a whitish tongue thrush? If not, is it something related?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The symptoms are discomfort and/or difficulty swallowing. The appearance of thrush is usually white plaques on the tongue, gums, inner cheeks and/or back of the throat that are easily scraped off. Read more »

Thrush?

I know that you have had many, many questions about thrush, but I need to ask another one please. How easy is it for a regular doc or dentist to diagnose thrsh? can they look at your mouth and even if they do not see any whit stuff but see red,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...great deal of dental plaque which would disappear after brushing and rinsing. It would also make sense that you would have sore "gums" if you were building up a good deal of dental plaque. My advice would be to visit a general dentist or... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...of their patients, including HIV. What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? Several problems with the teeth, mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following Fact Sheets: 150: Stopping the Spread of HIV 151: Safer Sex Guidelines... 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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to... Read more »
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100% Sure I am infected

Posted by iknowigotit, 5 Replies
...antibody test that i have taken as well. As of today i still have lymphadenopathy, GI issues, neuropathy, thrush and swollen gums. I asked the hiv specialist to run a HIV RNA viral load test to determine that hiv is infecting me and that its... Read more »

question about test

Posted by holycow, 1 Reply
...for the HIV test, well I was wondering if that hep B test screwed up my results because right now i have thrush and receding gums, which my dentist says is toothbrush abrasion, but I have never had gum problems ever before this time... thanks!! Read more »

Thrust and angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everybody, did anyone get this syntoms in the early infection, Angulat cheilitis and thrust, ive been with gengivitis since the exposure in January, and since February i have angular cheilitis. Could some of you give me some advices. Thanks very... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone here know how long after hiv infection that thrush would apear??? Read more »