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Thrush Tongue Mouth

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Possible undiagnosed thrush and Amoxicillin

If problem is thrush should Amoxicillin be used?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth and tongue; amoxicillin is an antibiotic (kills bacteria) with no activity against yeast. Read more »

Thrush

Dr R,I had some white spots on my inner, I was worried it might be thrush. it looks like the slide... Read more »

Thrush

Dr Aberg: After following your advice and getting a 6 month negative test for hiv1/2 I was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Smoking Tobacco and HIV

...put extra stress on your body. Smoking weakens your immune system, making it harder to fight off deadly infections like fungal thrush, oral hairy leukoplakia (caused by the Epstein-Barre virus), as well as various types of pneumonia. Nicotine, a... Read more »
The Body

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 »
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thrush??, please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ignorant, but how you know you have oral trush??? i drink lots of coffee( cream&sugar) i found myself today witha yellowish tongue, use a napkin to clean it and turn yellowish. there is no sores, or anything else but a yellowish look to it,... Read more »

How to recognize thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are "creamy plaques" of thrush easily recognized-do they stand out from the remaining surface of the tongue as white areas or does the whole tongue look white? Read more »

what are thrush symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am just curious as to what the symptoms of thrush are. I know this may sound silly but does it resemble a plaque buildup on the tounge? Im not saying that I dont brush my tongue Read more »

Help needed from knowledgeable people thank you!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read that thrush is a sign of HIV? If so what exactly is it? I have developed some white looking little bumps around my taste buds in the back Read more »