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Why Do I Get Yeast Infections And Thrush Of The Mouth

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Possible undiagnosed thrush and Amoxicillin

If problem is thrush should Amoxicillin be used?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth and tongue; amoxicillin is an antibiotic (kills bacteria) with no activity against yeast. Therefore, amoxicillin Read more »

Oral thrush (yeast infection) cured by salt water???

My boyfriend had a cold the past week. He did not use any steroid based nasal sprays, but he did... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy person, but Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...fungal infections can't be treated with 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...No Scabies Parasite No No No Syphilis Bacteria No Yes No 10 Trichomonas Parasite No No No Yeast infection 11 Fungi No No No Some of the opportunistic diseases linked to HIV/AIDS are cancers.... Read more »
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scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...and had to be treated for bv. I went back to the doctor after taking all of my meds for the bv because I had developed oral thrush she advise me to get an hiv test because oral thrush is not normal in adults. So I had my blood drawn for the... Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have another one. Does this... Read more »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone deal with mouth and vaginal yeast infections? I am really running out of options, its like I clear one its gone for a week then its back.Does anyone else have this annoying Read more »

Clear some myths up for me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've heard some of what I think are myths that I want cleared up: First of all, can HIV pass through condoms? Someone told me that it could. Secondly, what exactly is this "white tongue" that I hear about? And in terms of HIV, when does its... Read more »