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Will Rinsing Your Mouth With Peroxide Help Thrush

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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
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Question about symptom and donation

Hello Dr. Bob,I hope you are doing well. First question, in a previous post you explained to me that oral thrush appears in about 12% of people experiencing ARS and that sometimes the thrush can appear like a white tongue. After my possible exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The most likely scenario I can piece together is as follows:1. If you had thrush (oral candidiasis), it was most likely a consequence of your use of azithromycin. Antibiotics can kill off the "normal" bacteria Read more »

Protect Oral Sex - Mouth Thrush

Hi Dr, I visited a women , She gave me blowjob while I was wearing a Condom , which was intact and didn't broken(verified) . Now it is 17days I had a Single Mouth Thrush just beside UVULA, no other symptoms noticed .1.Do HIV ARS symptoms appear in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how.A "single mouth thrush"?? What is that? If you are not a physician, chances are you are not qualified to make a diagnosis of oral... Read more »

Post-Nasal Drip and Coated Tongue

My question is two-fold. I have excess post-nasal drip. Since I not a "spitter," I continually try to swallow is back. Is there are suggested treatment to reduce the amount and thickness of the mucus caused by this condition? Will gargling with...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Coated tongueis not a fungal overgrowth as is the case with candidiasis (thrush), which explains why Mycelex troches and Diflucan have not been helpful. I would very strongly recommend against using antifungal Read more »

Is thrush in the mouth contagious to a kisssing partner?

Is thrush of the mouth contagious to a kissing partner? I have been taking lozenges by prescription to be complete in 10 days.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope. Thrush is "opportunistic," not contagious. It takes the "opportunity" of someone's immune system being deficient or suppressed to manifest Read more »
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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 »
Project Inform

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 »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Problem of Azole-Resistant Thrush

...still have real trouble controlling one of the most frequently seen of these infections -- oral candidiasis, commonly known as thrush. At first, candida infections respond very well to drug therapy, and for a time it is possible to prevent... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...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 Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff 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 Read more »

Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
...One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »