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White spots on tonsils, oral thrush

Posted by lovelivelife1, 2 Replies
Exposure date was 8/1/12

8/2/12 Body hurt a lot for 3 days like I worked out or something mainly thighs and knee cap area it hurt to walk

8/9/12 bump appears on left shoulder area raised Dr took a sample of it and it came back as a staph infection... Read more »

throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? Read more »

dry metallic tasting white tongue? thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i developed slightly white yellowish thin coating to my tongue. i've been a pretty regular smoker for ten years, and quit cold turkey when i saw this. i can brush my tongue to the point where it is ALMOST gone, but not entirely. then... Read more »

Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have white patches on my tounge only mostly near the tip and sides in front. They seem to be like craters with white borders. My tounge also burns really bad. There are also a few tiny little red spots that hurt too. Does this sound like thrush or... Read more »
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White spots

Hello Dr.,First of all, the type of questions that people are asking you are thankfully very focused on the same concerns that I have. Your responses have been very helpful.In a recent response you mentioned that thrush and other forms of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear Mike:Whereas it is possible to present with thrush (candidiasis)during seroconversion illness, what you descibe does not sound like candidiasis. The explanation that was offered to you does sound credible.DRps Thanks for the positive feedback!... Read more »

Tonsils & Thrush...

I recently have become concerned about a sexual encounter. I never paid attention to my tonsils but I noticed a white spot on them the other day. I pressed on the tonsil and a bunch of green stuff came out. I never had this happen to me before....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
What you have described sounds much more like an infection of your tonsils than it does thrush. Please visit your primary care provider, as it appears you have an active infection that needs attention.DR... Read more »

Thrush?

Hi Doc,been poz for about 4 years now, im doing really well, i wake up some mornings with a tiny white spot on the same part of the gum,( i picked at this a lot , i know i shouldnt have.), i comes off easily, leaving no mark or no pain.my doc said...
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
You don't indicate what your CD4 count is or whether you are on HIV meds. The lower the CD4 count the greater the likelihood that mouth problems such as this could be thrush. It would be unusual for this to be thrush and only be in the one... 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 of psuedomembranous candidiases in the pediatric gallery, I'm in my late twenties.The spots wipe off pretty easily and came back less and less....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
You are correct in your assessment that candidiasis can and frequently does occur anywhere within the oral cavity. In regards to your question will thrush go away untreated, the answer is unless the underlying medical condition which has led to this... 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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus)... Read more »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

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Fifty Shades of Gray (Matter)

I recently had an MRI done that discovered white spots on my brain. Scar tissue. Most likely caused by the hard knocks of life you can say. One in particular. Three years ago. I became a victim of a hate crime. Because I am ... GAY. I have to... Read more »
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Business-Card Sized Chip Detects HIV on the Spot

This article was reported by Dvice . Dvice recently reported on the development of a business card-sized biochip created by scientists at the University of Illinois and Daktari Diagnostics that can scan for HIV and provide accurate T-cell... Read more »