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Tongue Pain Bumps And Thrush

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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sore tongue

my current meds are the follwing: kaletra, fuzeon,reyataz,ddi,ziagen, viread and 3tc. I have been experiencing a sore tongue for a month now. At the tip of my tongue the taste buds are raised and sore. Is this a medication side effect or an HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...have any signs of aphthous ulcesr, thrush, vitamin deficiencies, etc. Some patients taking ritonavir containing meds get a sore tongue or taste alterations. From the looks of your regimen it would seem that ritonavir (in the Kaletra)is an... Read more »

WORY MY HELTH

I am taking once a day kaletra,EPZ104057 PACK#503550,EPZ104057 PACK#703547 and for PPD ISONIAZIDWITH VITAMIN B6 MY PROBLEM IS IN SIDE MY MOUTH I HAVE PAINE TONGUE VARY DRAY SOME TIME I CAN NOT EAT MY PRIMERY DC GAVE ME SOME MEDICENE MY TONGUE HOT...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.It sounds to me that you could have an oral yeast infection (thrush). Thrush usually isn't a very difficult issue and oral medications can take care of this quite rapidly.I'd contact your doctor Read more »

Mouth probelms

...I developed a sore on my tongue. WOrrying about it I had my dentsit look at it and asked her if it looked like thrush or something. She said taht she wasn't concered about it, and said it looked like geographic tongue. I read on the Oral & HIV...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Geographic tongue is not a manifestation of HIV infection. Read more »

THRUSH?!?

Mark,Thanks for your comments and insight. I have a worry that is driving me up the wall. 81 days ago or about 11 weeks I had unprotected vaginal sex with a sex worker. It lasted only a few minutes, but this concern stems deeper. At 10 weeks post...
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
...Thrush, or a yeast infection, is not specific for HIV infection. It can be the result of a variety of medical illnesses and a side effect Read more »
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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

...long-term basis, but this can lead 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... 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

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to... Read more »
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sore tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had a few risks of unsafe sex practices a year ago and recently my tongue became "fissured and cracked all over " it sometimes tends to feel warm like a heating sensation. does this sound in any way like hiv infection? i went to a Dr and he said... Read more »

4 and a half months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...chances my test was false negative? Could it be possible I have hiv-2? Thanks in advance for any answers. Also would oral thrush clear on its own and then come back a few days later, or would one need medication for thrush to go away? Read more »

Thrush! I'm Scared.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...very limited because I am so paranoid about getting HIV. In any case about a week later I came up with something similar to Thrush. I had the white tongue, the sore throat, and I was very tired. I was also taking this protien shake and every time... Read more »

Ok, I'm out of the closet, my story

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...swollen nodes in the neck (in both sides of the backbone, below my hair) (week 10) - Pain in the tongue and in the thalmus gland - Thrush (white coat on the tongue + pain) (week 12) - Yeast infection in my genitals (week 14) Tested negative at... Read more »