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Thrush That Wont Go Away

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My oral thrush won't go away

hello i am a 29 HIV+ male i've been on meds for 3 years (duovir and effavir) my CD4 levels are 421 and undetectable viral load (january 2009) 2 weeks ago i had an oral thrush. i tried treating it with fluconazol 300mg bi-weekly but it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post about thrush.My comments are as follows:Are you sure that you have thrush? Has your doctor taken a sample of your tongue for analysis? (This isn't usually done, but in cases of uncertainty, would be... Read more »

Strep Throat Infection That Won't Go Away

Hello Doctor,I've recently had a strep throat infection which was confirmed by a throat... Read more »

WIPE AWAY THRUSH -- WHEN DOES IT COME BACK?

IF YOU WIPE AWAY THRUSH WHEN DOES IT COME BACK? COULD IT BE INSTANTLY? 5 MINUTES? A DAY? A... Read more »
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Florida: AIDS Drug Program Won't Turn People Away -- for Now

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Congress is Wrong: Opposing Prostitution & Sex Trafficking Won't Stop Spread of HIV/AIDS

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If We Can't Overcome HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Access to Care Won't Improve in Africa, Advocate Says

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Charles King Op-Ed: Shock Tactics Won't Stop HIV

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tested neg but symptoms won't go away, why?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone,

I tested for HIV two years after my exposure and it came back negative. I tried to put it behind me but I continue to present with symptoms such as thrush (from my understanding this is pretty much HIV specific), numbness in my... Read more »

Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
Hi there,
I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW.
Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems to get rid of my... Read more »

The Cough That Won't Go Away

Posted by ILoveMyBody, 3 Replies
Hello Everyone,

I have a serious question. I moved to CA in July of last year and by September I started coughing and have not stopped. I've been poz for almost 4 years now. I'm not on any meds my CD4 count is in the 400's. I took some x-rays and... Read more »

A little scared - fever won't go away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all, I have an id doc and are being monitored every 3 months. I have had hiv for almost two years but seem to be a fast progressor, I have gone from 565 cd4 down to 300 cd4 in the last two years. My viral load has gone from 1500 to now last... Read more »