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What Is Male Thrush

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is thrush something to worry about?

hello, i am a 25 male and recently went to see my doctor thinking i had strep throat because of the pain in my throat. wen i went to see my doctor she said to me that i have throat/mouth fungal infection. and she asked me if i have been in close...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...stated in your question, your lack of sexual activity. Also given what you have written, it is far from clear if you have oral thrush. It is possible but, again, unlikely. Antibiotics can increase one's risk for Candidal infections (the... Read more »

My oral thrush won't go away

hello i am a 29 HIV+ male i've been on meds for 3 years (duovir and effavir) my CD4 levels are 421... Read more »

Follow Up (oral thrush concern in window period) with day 85 test result

Hi Doctor. Thanks again for answering previous question few weeks back. So did take an oraquick... Read more »
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Women and HIV

...genital ulcers, pelvic inflammatory disease, and genital warts more often and more severely than uninfected women. Women get thrush (a yeast infection, see Fact Sheet 501 ) in their throats and herpes (see Fact Sheet 508 ) about 30% more often... Read more »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... 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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When do I stop?

Posted by Worrywart10, 1 Reply
...that not all people who are infected are aware of their status. In October 2009 I had swollen lymph nodes, salivary glands and thrush-like symptoms. I was tested and I was negative. I was not satisfied so I was tested again in December 2009. The... Read more »

thrush

Posted by scared2Bpos, 1 Reply
...I had a very risky exposure in the beginning of Oct. '07. Had unprotected vaginal sex with male of unknown status. Had the flu-like symptoms after 3wks and now I have burning in my throat and vagina. I tested at 40 dys (5 Read more »

Burning Tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can candida (thrush) be invisible? I am male and I have a burning sensation on the tip of my tongue that will not go away. MY H.I.V. exposure is Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Im a 34 year old hetrosexual male who had safe sex (or I thought it was safe) with a promiscuous woman (yeah I know a prostitute). After an incredible 1 minute Read more »