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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...information on opportunistic infections. In the mouth, the infection is called thrush . When the infection spreads deeper into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is...
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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
...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 spot. It is usually easily recognizable, so I would have to take your doctor's word that it probably is not thrush. Read more »

Oral Yeast and Hiv

a few months ago I had dry mouth for a few days after taking macrobid for a few days. I looked in my mouth and had about 6 tiny white spots and on the back of my mouth. I had the dr culture me and it came back moderate yeast growth. I took...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are numerous reasons why a person can develop candidiasis (thrush) that have nothing to do with HIV infection. For instance, in this posting you mention that you were on a broad-spectrum antibiotic, Read more »

HIV1 and 2 negative

okay, this may be really stupid, but I have thought I might be HIV pos for 10-12 years now and finally, due to some thrush and spots on the back of my tounge, got a test. My doctor said it could be related to thyroid issues. Blood was drawn, and I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
yes, relax.Your story points out the stress and anxiety that not knowing your status can bring. You spent a decade worrying about something that you didn't have-- a simple test would have provided this information.Good luck with sorting out what's... 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. Now...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...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 infection is... Read more »
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...these activities someone else's blood might enter your own bloodstream (which, incidentally, cannot happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...the mouth and throat, burning and an altered sense of taste (often described as "bad"). Creamy white or yellowish coatings or spots on the mouth and throat are also common. Thrush is rare if a person's CD4+ cell count is above 500, but outbreaks... Read more »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...discomfort and burning of the mouth and throat and an altered sense of taste (often described as "bad"). Creamy white or yellowish spots on the mouth and throat that can be removed by light scraping are also common. These may be accompanied by... Read more »
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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 »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff when I rince in the facet. I also have a white coating with red spots on the back of my tongue. Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...night I developed a white coating on my tounge. I had the worst panic attack I've even had. I went to the ER, to see if it was thrush, and poured my heart out the the doc. The nurses said it looked like thrush, as he said at first, but upon... Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I got tested 6 weeks after a possible HIV exposure and it was neg... Read more »