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Tongue And Mouth Candidiasis Treatment

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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal...
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Oral Candidiasis: Why? Effective treatment?

I saw my dentist concerning little pimply lesions on my tongue and whitish spotting on both the tongue and gums. There was a little white coating...he told me I caught the infection early and not to worry about it too much. I have taken liquid...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There are several reasons other than HIV infection which would cause a person to present with candidiasis including use of broad spectrum antibiotics, systemic steroids, steroid containing asthma inhalers, uncontrolled diabetes, etc. Recently, I had... Read more »

Is what i have erythematous candidiasis or just burnt mouth

About eight months ago i tested negative for HIV. My primary care physician assures me, my sexual activity was low risk and I shouldn't worry, but i still do.Like much of the U.S. population i have been fighting off cold and flu this holiday...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
A burnt tongue would be very similar to the look of erythematous candidiasis and somewhat similar in regards to symptoms. The difference lies in the fact that the symptoms associated with a burnt tongue will usually clear up after a day or so.... Read more »

oral candidiasis=drug resistance?

Dear Doc,I am on HAART treatment for almost 2 years now taking both combivir and stocrin,1st line treatment.My last cd4 count was 553 in June this year .3 months before June was 365.Few days ago , I've found some white spots behind my tongue.Is...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
The best course here is to see your doctor and show him the spots on your tongue. In general, thrush is most characteristic on the roof of the mouth on the soft and hard palate, and involvement of the tongue tends to follow this. Furthermore, 50%... Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis vs. Geographic Tongue

Hi, How can one tell the difference between Erythematous Candidiasis and Geographic Tongue. From the pictures I've seen they appear very similar and are described somewhat in the same way. Can you please shed some light on the differences?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Erythematous candidiasis (EC) presents as a red, flat, subtle lesion normally on the dorsal (top) surface of the tongue and/or the hard and soft palates. Whereas it is possible for EC to present anywhere within the oral cavity, the vast majority of... Read more »
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Mouth & Oesophagus Candidiasis - Signs & Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FREAKING OUT AGAIN! Please, people, does anybody know how to tell normal white tongue from candidiasis?????

Also, does anybody know the symptoms of GULLET (OESOPHAGUS) CANDIDIASIS? Is it simply a "lump" in the throat kind of feeling? I have a feeling... Read more »

MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT ERYTHEMATOUS CANDIDIASIS???? I HAVE SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME CLEARING MY THROAT. CAN THE DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING HAPPEN... Read more »

Burning Mouth and Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone have any information as far as a burning mouth and tongue goes?does hiv cause any thing like this at any stage.please respond this is for real and im going crazy with this problem,thanks again.

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Normal tongue and mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am trying to find what a normal tongue looks like on the internet but am yet to find a pic. Any ideas? i tested Neg passed 4 months but I am being my worst enemy. In the past I never checked my tongue but now after my Elisa I keep checking and... Read more »