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Untreated Thrush For Years

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Thrush for over One Year

Dr Reznik,I have had a white, thick coating on my tongue for over one year. I started by scraping the coating off, but it always returns and returns quickly. I went to a dentist who said it didn't look like thrush and gave me a rinse for what he...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...From what you have described it does not sound as if you have thrush. Approximately 60% of the general population would culture out "yeast", yet we do not see thrush in 60% of the population. In Read more »

Recurring thrush

I have been POZ for 16yrs the last three at AIDS. I know thrush is opportunistic people who are on... Read more »

Oral Thrush and Party Drugs?

I have a question regarding Thrush. This past week I went to have my teeth cleaned for the first... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more information on opportunistic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...HIV-related opportunistic infection, especially in the developing world. A recent study estimated that there are 1 million cases each year. The first signs of meningitis include fever, fatigue, a stiff neck, headache, nausea and vomiting,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...have AIDS. The list is available at . What Are the Most Common OIs? In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, OIs caused a lot of sickness and deaths. Once people started taking strong antiretroviral... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for ... Read more »
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Thrush and other questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...started getting severe joint pain. I wasn't even thinking about HIV as I thought I was not exposed. However my wife developed thrush at week 4. She had no other symptoms. She has no antibiotics, steroids or other conditions to cause thrush. ... Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Has anyone out there had success treating thrush with Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi I have been with my partner for five and a half years now and during my pregnancy 3 years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago. Tested Oz. I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection? Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »