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Types Of Thrush

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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the US, its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures it. Baxter manufactures the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used...
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Is it common to see thrush in hiv-infected infants outside of the mouth (ie. in groin, under arms and between toes)as a first sign of hiv?.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...presenting sign of HIV infection. However, thrush alone is not diagnostic since HIV uninfected infants or infants with other types of congenital immunodeficiencies can present with thrush. Read more »

All Woo Hoo (please post, and please read if you are worried well)

Hey docI have posted to your forum many times in the last few months, and you have helped me endlessly with your responses to others and my questions.Today Im writing to you with my seven-month negative test, and a long awaited Wooo Hooo. I want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Relieved in England,WOO-HOO! Excellent news!Thank you for taking the time to write in and share your story and newfound insights. I'm confident your experience will indeed help others currently trapped in their own worried-well-Hell-nightmare... Read more »

oral thrush

what does it look like and the syptoms
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are two general types of intraoral candidiasis (thrush) that we see. The first is Erythematous candidiasis, which presents as a red, flat, subtle lesion Read more »

thrush= disease progression?

Hello Dr. Feinberg,I've been trying to get answer to this for months, but no luck. A bit frustrating in light of the some of the questions answered.Can you please help?Supposing a friend has oral thrush one month after a risky exposure. I...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...answer to what acute retroviral syndrome may consist of. Typically, it is a mono-like illness that can be complicated by the types of problems that are seen in more advanced disease (like thrush or even PCP) if the person's T cells drop to low... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...therefore a blood test result is not always reliable. Treatment Many drugs are used to treat candidiasis, and they come in two types: topical (active only where it's applied) and systemic (active throughout the body). Choice of therapy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...accumulate fat in the abdomen or breast areas and are less likely to lose fat in the arms or legs. Abnormal pre-cancerous cell types related to cervical cancer are more frequent and severe in women who are HIV-positive. See Fact Sheet 510 for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it... Read more »
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thrush returns

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had oral thrush end of February this year and it took a few weeks to get rid of (due to antibiotics). My doctor tested me for HIV and it was Read more »

anyone ever heard???

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
...Has anyone ever heard of false negative in the oraquik advance saliva test past the window period, would someone experience thrush after the 5 month from exposure with normal cbc? Read more »

Sexual encounter has me worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...weeks. Oh yeah, I also had this white coating at the back of my tongue at ten days following my encouter. I thought it was thrush. I finally got the courage to see a doctor and he said he didnt think it was thrush in my mouth rather a... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...REALLY FREAKED. I CANNOT SLEEP UNTIL YOU ANSWER. I KNOW I WAS 100% negative before this encounter. My doctor diagnosed me with Thrush and she said the flu does not normally cause thrush. She tested me at 15 days negative, normal CBC (I know... Read more »