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Thrush Virus

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...infection, see Fact Sheet 515 ; KS (Kaposi's sarcoma), a skin cancer, see Fact Sheet 511 ; CMV (Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related symptoms also include serious weight loss, brain tumors, and other health problems. Without treatment,...
Ask the Experts

High T cell count

Hello, I have been poz 14 years, my current CD4 is 1628 and viral load is under 400. Every 4 months my CD4 read higher than the last results. A doctor from Oakland speaking at a HIV forum said I should be checked for another virus that could cause...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I don't know what other virus he was referring to. And yes, steroid inhalers for asthma can cause thrush. This can also happen in people without HIV infection. Read more »

Thrush or leukoplakia/leukopenia

Dear Dr.I have had a persistent white coating on my tongue for the past 4+ weeks. I've been positive 22 years, CD4 at 506, up from 19 two years ago (restarted meds), VL undetectable. I tried Periogard for 2 weeks and then 2 weeks of Diflucan. My...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thrush is a result of overgrowth of yeast in the mouth. It usually presents as while coat over mouth which can include the tongue, Read more »

Thrush

Dr Aberg: After following your advice and getting a 6 month negative test for hiv1/2 I was diagnosed with thrush, have mouth ulcers and burning tongue. Would you recommend further testing in this case. Went to private doctor she said it sounds...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Please see my other responses dealing with thrush. If you have not had any potential HIV exposures in the interim from the time you first got tested, I would not get another test Read more »

Worried about Thrush

Reading some articles, I have found that Thrush is associated with HIV and AIDS, just because a person has thrush does this mean that they possibly are infected with the HIV virus?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are numerous reasons why a person may present with thrush (candidiasis), including but not limited to HIV/AIDS, uncontrolled diabetes, use of asthma inhalers, use of systemic corticosteroids Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... 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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to... 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 »

raltegravir questions please help me out here

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...Xenotropic murine leukemia virus related virus (XMRV) and is responsible for my HIV like illness and symptoms (chronic oral thrush shingles ect) It is a retro virus that incorporates itself into my dna. The Dr's have found that raltegravir... Read more »

thrush returns

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had oral thrush end of February this year and it took a few weeks to get rid of (due to antibiotics). My doctor tested me for HIV and it was Read more »

oral candida

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
does anyone know how to defeat oral candida that is resistant to meds Read more »