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Thrush Spots On Tongue

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bumps on tongue = thrush?

Over the past week I have noticed some raised bumps at the back of my tongue, is it possible that this is a sign of thrush?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Raised bumps at the back of your tongue are your taste buds. Thrush is a white coating of the tongue or throat that can be easily scraped off. Relax! Read more »

THRUSH

DOC,I AM NEGATIVE BY ELISA TESTS FOR 8 MONTHS BUT I HAVE A QUESTION CONCERNING THRUSH. DO YOU... Read more »

Can something else be done for thrush?

Dear Dr. Reznik. I have had white spots on my tongue for quite some time. My doctor never seems... Read more »
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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 »
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A Change Like No Other

...sick. But this was more than a cold or "flu-like" symptoms. He began to get weak, lose weight, got a black spot on his tongue (thrush), and more. I tried to get him to the doctor, but he wouldn't go. There was always some excuse. He said,... 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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Oral Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...reading. What happens if you scrape a canker sore away? can you even scrape it away? would it bleed? can it be mistaken for thrush? how can one tell the difference between a canker sore and thrush? so many questions sorry. Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? 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 »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I Read more »