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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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i have chapped lips

ive been positive for a year and a half, recently my lips were white and chapped up, someone said this might be due to thrush. what causes thrush
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Thrush is a yeast infection seen if they immune system is impaired or if a person is taking antibiotics. Vitamine deficiencies and Read more »

Transparent 'blisters' inside under lip (mouth)

Dear doc, I have small blisters (transparent) inside my mouth, behind my under lip. Under my tongue are also rough pieces of 'meat', it looks more irregular than normal. Do you think these spots are OI? Is it usual?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You don't say whether you are HIV+ or not, but assuming you are, these transparent blisters could be herpes. The "rough" spots are hard to figure out from your description, and you don't say whether any of these problems is painful or hoe long it's... Read more »

thrush transmittable by kissing? g?

Dear Doc, Does oral thrush transmittable or infectious to others escpecially kissing in the lips for 2 mins?? how about sharing of drinking glass?? or sharing fork and spoon?? also, had you deal a hiv patient (have not taken any medication ever...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It is possible to transmit the yeast Candida (which causes thrush) through contact with saliva by kissing, etc, but it is highly unlikely that people who have good immune systems and have not Read more »

what exactly does thrush look like?

i am curious as to what thrush looks like. since last week i have developed tiny pin sized white dots on the inside wall of my lips. i don't know if it is thrush or not.when i brush my tongue along it, they are so small that i can't determine one...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...The most common is presentation is pseudomembranous candidiasis or what is commonly referred to as thrush. Pseudomembranous candidiasis presents as white patches, sometimes curd-like', that can appear anywhere within the oral cavity Read more »
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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 »
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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

...this medicine include depression, diarrhea, mild skin rash, nausea, numbness of the hands or feet, numbness of the mouth or lips, stomach pain, unusual sense of taste, unusual tiredness, mood changes, and vomiting. Individuals should tell a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin.... Read more »
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eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff Read more »

Am I overreacting?

Posted by AlanG, 1 Reply
...Appx 4 months ago I was on heavy antibiotics for a infected tooth and ever since then I've had a slight case of lingaring oral thrush. But 8 years ago i accidently came in contact with pre-ejaculate on my lip. (Long aggrivating story) I never... Read more »