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Thrush On Tonsils

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Tonsils & Thrush...

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I never really looked at my tonsils until the last couple of weeks. Consequently, I never realized that my tonsils had crypts.Today I squeezed one of my tonsils and out came a lot of green foul smelling cheese like stuff. This...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
This is not thrush, nor is it normal. You have tonsillitis, and need antibiotics to clear it up. See your physician.... Read more »

Tonsils & Thrush...

I recently have become concerned about a sexual encounter. I never paid attention to my tonsils... Read more »

tonsils

Can candidiasis present itself initially on the tonsils in HIV infection? Are white plaques... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oral Sex Virus Boosts Tonsil Cancer Rates in Sweden

Since the 1970s, the number of tonsil cancer diagnoses in Sweden has tripled, and many are the result of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection spread through oral sex, say researchers. The cancer has typically been associated with smoking and heavy... Read more »
TheBody.com

Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... 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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus)... Read more »
Project Inform

Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally... Read more »
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White spots on tonsils, oral thrush

Posted by lovelivelife1, 2 Replies
Exposure date was 8/1/12

8/2/12 Body hurt a lot for 3 days like I worked out or something mainly thighs and knee cap area it hurt to walk

8/9/12 bump appears on left shoulder area raised Dr took a sample of it and it came back as a staph infection... Read more »

White patches on tonsils

Posted by Worriedsick3139, 1 Reply
Hi,

5 weeks after my exposure I had found something on my tonsils. There were these whitish/yellow patches (not dots) on my tonsils. No fever, no sore throat, no cough OR no other symptom noticed. 24 days before this I had a cold which lasted for a... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you...
Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates.

I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

candida/thrush in my throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i've had a sore throat for 4 weeks now. swollen tonsil for about 2-3 weeks. it all started with a little white spot on my tonsil in the "crypts". i have had bad acid reflux a few mornings when i wake up. no chest pain though. i hope it is due to... Read more »