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Ways To Treat 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 (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is
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Is thrush contagious?

I am poz and have ITP....my CD4 count's been dropping and I started HAART and ITP-treatment a month ago...but since I was on prednisone, I got thrush. My boyfriend wants to know if he is at risk of "catching" it.Thanks,chris
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Chris,Nope. Thrush is not contagious. It's an opportunistic illness. It takes the "opportunity" of one's immune system being suppressed (in your Read more »

fatigue&thrush

I am 32 and have been + for roung 4 years. my cd4 count stays areoun 4-5 hundred, viral load 107,000. I am not on any meds at this time, and am currently going my 3rd round with thrush in my esophegus(forgive my spelling).I am also sleepy all the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...resistance test (genotype) to help guide the choice of medications for your regimen.Esophageal candidiasis can be difficult to treat but it generally is indeed treatable, particularly when CD4 counts are reasonably good. You mention you are on... Read more »

RESISTANT TO ALL ARVS

I was diagnosed in 1991 and took AZT monotherapy for nearly two years. I have taken most of the drugs available and I have never been undetaectable. i took T-20 from 2001 and had to stop as it had also failed but was told I could not use Tepranavir...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...access, and is active against most NNRTI-resistant virus.My first suggestion is for your and your doctor to explore the various ways to treat thrush. Are you already on high doses of fluconazole? Have you tried other imidazoles as well? For... Read more »

Thrush or leukoplakia/leukopenia

Dear Dr.I have had a persistent white coating on my tongue for the past 4+ weeks. I've been positive 22 years, CD4 at 506, up from 19 two years ago (restarted meds), VL undetectable. I tried Periogard for 2 weeks and then 2 weeks of Diflucan. My...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...border on the side of the tongue. Unlike thrush it can not be scraped off. Some people can have both at the same time.Thrush is treated with one of several antifungal drugs. Hairy leukoplakia is associated with Epstein-Barr virus and sometimes... Read more »
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Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...prevent and treat conditions like candidiasis are complicated and controversial. While there isn't a magic recipe that prevents or treats yeast infections in everyone, following some basic guidelines may lower your risk of yeast becoming a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

... What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? How Is Meningitis Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment? Can Meningitis Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? Cryptococcus 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

...doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a 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 ... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Has anyone out there had success treating thrush with something other than diflucan and nystatin, which I'm on? Read more »

oh shit...

Posted by Anonymous
...rash under arm pit all gradual illnesses that just seemed to occur with in a month no fever though but flu like symptoms and thrush in my mouth any way all testes came back negative i was like wow no herpes, but the i thought i m fucked what if... Read more »

just like everyone else

Posted by hopefulindy, 2 Replies
...granules, which are normal. Still her diagnosis has not set my mind at ease because I have recently come off of an antibiotic for treatment for an STD which I acquired from this one time affair. Taking the antibiotic led to a yeast infection,... Read more »