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What Causes Oral Candidiasis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Persistent oral candidiasis for more then 4 months but hiv NEG.

Hello Dr.Iam a little confuse here, would you recommend another hiv test if had a persistent oral candidiasis or thrush for more than 4 months ?1) My risk was unprotected (condom broked) sex with a girl of unknown status the 11th of June. Another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive.There are many potential causes of oral candidiasis. I cannot diagnose your specific cause over the Internet. Either the HIV/AIDS specialist physician or the... Read more »

It seems everything happens before the weekends......

Hello, doc, how are you? Is everything all right in there?I have a sore throat that' benn lasting 40 days... I had zinat, ibuprofen, but it goes away and come back, in a vicious circle...My wife is like that too. She took azythromycin (5 days), but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey BFF,Strong antibiotics like azithromycin can and often do cause oral candidiasis (thrush). It's a fungal overgrowth resulting from the antibiotic killing off the bacteria, thereby allowing the fungi to take over, at Read more »

Oral trush and Insertive Fellatio 2

Dear Dr. Robert James Frascino:Thanks for your quick response I will make donation on thursday cause payday is wednesday, only two more question questions:I went to the doctor today and he told me that is almost imposible to get infected from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...warranted! To address your specific questions: 1. I strongly doubt your "white tounge" is "oral trush." However, even if you did have thrush, please note the vast majority of cases of oral candidiasis (thrush) have absolutely nothing to do with... Read more »

you right again, god bless you and your knowledge (THRUSH)

well..today i did the test, i know is early but the doctor said the pcr is not conclusive but is a piece a mind until the 3 mounts mark. He said exactly what like you"2( . Most people who think they have thrush actually don't! (Get a second opinion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...taking the time to write back. I wanted to post your comment because it may help many others who are also convinced they have thrush/oral candidiasis but in reality are merely suffering from "anxiety/depression, guilt and stress."Good luck with... Read more »
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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 »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal candidiasis... Read more »
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Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...Candida can infect the lining of the mucous membranes in the esophagus, intestines, vagina, throat and lungs. Oral candidiasis (thrush) or recurrent vaginal candidiasis (vaginitis, yeast infection) is an early sign of weakening of the immune... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Read more »
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oral candidiasis/ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...thah i have candida.i tested on 60day after the possible exsposure and the test came back negative. is it possible to have candidiasis so early.the lymph node on my neck is still there after three months.it's not sobig.like a pea.my doctor told... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

Candidiasis, aver si me sacas de la duda dani.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dani, tengo entendido ke la candidiasis es una infeccion muy comun que no tieen ke estar relacionada forzosamente con el vih, ahora bien, es normal desarrollar candidiais Read more »

candidiasis oral??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...No se si es candidiasis oral o no!! tengo la lengua muy blanca, sobre todo la parte de mas adentro. Lo que pasa es que no es en formas de placas como Read more »