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Tooth Infection 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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Thrush...

Doc. Holodniy,Can you please help understand thrush and its symptoms? I have had a coating mainly on the back of my tongue, I would say the back half or one-third of my tonque. (1) I have read and seen medical pics. of thrush and my understanding is...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...Thrush can have many appearances and it is hard to diagnose it without laying eyes on it. What you describe could be thrush, or it could Read more »

What is the culprit?

Hello,After an exposure one year ago, I came down with thrush.....or so my doctor thinks. I am, as specific as this may seem, spitting up white "liquid". The sides of my cheeks look as if someone smeared white paint in designs, yet my toothbrush,...
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
...It sounds like thrush, but I would first make sure that the diagnosis is indeed thrush. It's hard for me to make the diagnosis over hard wires. This Read more »

Could it be trush and should I start Hiv Treatment

Should I start treatment?Dear Docor I have read every article here about thrush and even looked at the website Hivdent.org and still i cannot tell if i havve thrush. Everytime I go to the doctor what ever it is, it goes away.I see to have a white...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...Thrush is most often on the tongue and the insides of the cheeks. It is rare to get thrush with acute infection, but it can happen, Read more »

Relation thrush-cd4

You answered a question December/12 saying that having thrush does not necessarily mean you have low cd4. I have 800 (tests just a week ago) and I have slight thrush on my tongue (never happened before), does not seem to progress any further but it...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...The organism that leads to thrush is most cases is Candida albicans, which happens to be a commensal organism. In other words, the fact that your primary care Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy... Read more »
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 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Am I overreacting?

Posted by AlanG, 1 Reply
...Appx 4 months ago I was on heavy antibiotics for a infected tooth and ever since then I've had a slight case of lingaring oral thrush. But 8 years ago i accidently came in contact with pre-ejaculate on my lip. (Long aggrivating story) I never... Read more »

I AM INFECTED BUT, WHY THE TESTS ARE NEGATIVE?

Posted by JER2, 7 Replies
...it), 2 weeks post exposure i have fevers, diarrhea, generalizaded swollen nodes(confirmed with TAC), pharyngitis, weight loss, thrush, etc, etc, it was a hard situation about one month, but today i even have several swollen nodes in all my body,... Read more »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff Read more »

Thrush/Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone out there have any experience with either of these symptoms? Is thrush real thick in the mouth? Are your night sweats so intense that they soak you, your clothes or linens or can they be less extreme Read more »