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thrush and testing

Dr. Bob, I have a quick question. Will a case of oral thrush make an OraQuick rapid test ineffective. Should a blood test be considered?Thanks for all you do!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! And Nope!You're welcome.Dr. Bob Read more »

Just Tested Poz but have Thrush Already - Help

I was recently infected about 75 days ago and tested positive this week. Within 2 weeks I develop... Read more »

Thrush, but testing negative???

Several months ago, I noticed that my tongue had a whitish coating more thick and concentrated at... Read more »
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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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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal candidiasis... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...still have real trouble controlling one of the most frequently seen of these infections -- oral candidiasis, commonly known as thrush. At first, candida infections respond very well to drug therapy, and for a time it is possible to prevent... 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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scared, confused, nightsweats, thrush-not tested

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I feel fine, thinking of testing, have present symtoms of night sweats-not heavy and some thrush- I'm so scared- Read more »

Thrush and other questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...started getting severe joint pain. I wasn't even thinking about HIV as I thought I was not exposed. However my wife developed thrush at week 4. She had no other symptoms. She has no antibiotics, steroids or other conditions to cause thrush. ... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that they had HIV. I have oral thrush and have had it on and off for 2 months. I have also tested negative at the 20 week mark using a oral oraquick... Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How do I get a health professional to take serously, and test me for, oral thrush? My doctor just laughed it off saying that it only happens when the immune system is really down. However, I have white stuff Read more »