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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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"Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Hi Dr Bob,Please carry on reading! My previous post to you can be found at:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/PreventionSexual/Q195294.htmlI have a bit of a follow up, and a couple of questions - *My dodgy bowel movements turned out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnose. These come and go. *GERD *Odd bowel movements (recurrent soft stools lasting a few days) *Frequent colds *Geographic tongue (started at 15 months post incident) *Oral thrush First noticed at 1.5 months post exposure. On tongue only.... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts: Exposure "Semi-protected" vaginal sex, but with new scratches on penis (not sure if there was any blood I doubt it) that may not have been covered....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months after your potential "semi-protected" exposure. You just can't get any more negative than that!2.I strongly doubt you have thrush. If you do, one thing is certain: it's not related to HIV! Why? Because you don't have HIV, remember????3.Do... Read more »

Not sure what to do - continued

Doctor Bob, I got your thank you letter in the mail and it was very kind, another donation on the way. Reading your responses has helped me stay sane during this period and I want to also thank you for that. Well my last response to you was in mid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'll be brief:1.OraQuick is extremely accurate. You can read about this in the archives if you want the technical details.2.Thrush is very common. It was most likely related to your protracted course of antibiotics (Cipro).3.Good karma is... Read more »

Diagnosed with Thrush......

Dear Dr, I live in the UK and safer sex education here has always tended to suggest that the main thing one should do to avoid HIV infection is to avoid unprotected vaginal or anal sex. I have followed this advice, but now and then participated in...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...It is not uncommon for a primary care provider to confuse coated tongue with pseudomembranous candidiasis (thrush), which is the main reason I included a small section on coated tongue in the article Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your 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... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... 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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...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 than 300 May affect appetite More... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Infected??????????

Posted by yes1, 1 Reply
...exposure and they all came back negative. Possible Symptoms: I have been in panic mode since the day after the event, and my tongue turned white 6 days after the possible exposure. My mouth has been extremely dry for the past two months,... Read more »

Burst condom with prostitute - symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...feeling 100%. By the 4th-5th day my glands in my neck, legs and arms had swollen, I had a headache and fatigue and the back of my tongue was yellow. I did not get a fever as I have previously had them years ago, but I did feel my temperature... Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...After taking antibiotics for a while (different kinds were described when my uti did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected Read more »