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...Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when 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 healthy immune system can fight them off or keep them under control. However, HIV infection can weaken the immune system. Infections that take...
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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...
...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 »
Dear Dr. Resnik, First of all I would like to thank you so much for taking the time to help us out with your comments. I was on antibiotics when i got an oral thrush about a week ago. My doctor said that i should stop the antibiotics, eat...
...My first thought is that you were never treated for candidiasis (thrush
) which would explain why this infection did not go away. If, in fact, you do have candidiasis, I would suggest that you go on Read more »
Hello Dr.Bob:You are an inspiration to everyone. I detailed my situations below and what bothers me was that the doctor I went to didn't even know what ARS is, I started to lost trust in him providing me with any real informations, that's why I turn...
...Hi,First, in response to your specific questions:1.No.2.I don't believe your "symptoms" are ARS related.3.Thrush
induced by antibiotics
can vary considerably from person to person based on many factors, including, for example, the type, dose Read more »
Would a doctor perscribe Amoxycillin to clear thrust. Is Amoxycillin effective at clearing up a mild case of thrush.
...Amoxicillin is an antibiotic
and does not treat thrush
needs to be treated with an antifungal medicine such as nystatin, clotrimazole, fluconazole. Sometimes thrush
can clear Read more »
...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 »
... 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 »
...How Does Cipro React With Other Drugs? What Is Ciprofloxacin? Ciprofloxacin, also called Cipro, is an antibiotic
fight infections caused by bacteria. Cipro fights many different bacteria. It is also used to fight some... Read more »
How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get... Read more »
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...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush
will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics
and treated my oral thrush
with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »
...very limited because I am so paranoid about getting HIV. In any case about a week later I came up with something similar to Thrush
. I had the white tongue, the sore throat, and I was very tired. I was also taking this protien shake and every time... Read more »
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 »
...i have posted my story before but a quidk rundown, was hospitalized in may for pancreatitis, have a lousy pancrea, was on iv antibiotics
(cipro and flagly) got home had two denuded areas on my tonue and my tongue burned when i ate. had nystatin ,... Read more »