Who Gets Oral Thrush
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South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing. All of the factors your describe fatigue, depression, poor nutrition, a cold can contribute to getting oral thrush. In the medical literature thrush has been associated with clinical depression, being less satisfied with life,... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. A yeast infection in the mouth (also known as thrush) is not normally acquired through receiving oral sex, nor giving someone oral sex. Thrush can be caused by several different causes including (but not limited to) a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Welcome back to the forum and WOO-HOO on your definitive three-month negative HIV-antibody test result! To sum up, your HIV-acquisition risk was very low (oral sex) and your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to three months are... Read more »
Grady Health SystemVaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management of this condition. For people who have recurrent infections, there are ways of preventing recurrence. My... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I got tested 6 weeks after a possible HIV exposure and it was neg... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI am terrified my tongue has a white coating going towards the back of my throat and on the sides. I am convinced it's thrush, my ears was pierced 2 months ago won't heal,lost 6 pounds,got bad sinusitis, uncontrolable diaharrea, dry flaky skin. I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI had a low risk exposure (receiving oral sex and fingering with broken skin). About two weeks later I 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.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi do not want to sound stupid or ignorant, but how you know you have oral trush???
i drink lots of coffee( cream&sugar) i found myself today witha yellowish tongue, use a napkin to clean it and turn yellowish.
there is no sores, or anything else... Read more »
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