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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
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 to get rid of my... Read more »

Thrush question - PLEASE!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please help me out here!! Would thrush only show up on the insides of the cheeks after brushing your teeth and then disolve and go away after 1 or 2 hours? I have been getting some build up of gunk on the insides of mouth but only there after... Read more »

Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
All,

Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush.
The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »

THRUSH QUESTION...

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
When Oral Thrush is present in true ARS form, does it go away after a few days/weeks? Or is it 100% necessary to get antibiotics to rid of it. Just wondering because of my extremely and unusually white tongue that has been present for some time now.

T... Read more »

Thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would this be thrush? Only when I get done brushing my teeth, there is a little bit of white gunk on the insides of my lips. It usually is only around for a little bit then goes anyway. Everytime I brush my teeth, after about 30 minutes, it is... Read more »
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WIPE AWAY THRUSH -- WHEN DOES IT COME BACK?

IF YOU WIPE AWAY THRUSH WHEN DOES IT COME BACK? COULD IT BE INSTANTLY? 5 MINUTES? A DAY? A WEEK? THANK YOU....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
This is not the easiest question to answer, but I imagine if you wiped away an area of thrush and were not on any medications to address this infection, it would take about 24 hours for the plaques to return. This is just an educated guess and not... Read more »

Antibiotics and a thrush that hasn't gone away!!!

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...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
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 a proper antifungal medication. For mild to... 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 and undetectable viral load (january 2009) 2 weeks ago i had an oral thrush. i tried treating it with fluconazol 300mg bi-weekly but it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post about thrush.My comments are as follows:Are you sure that you have thrush? Has your doctor taken a sample of your tongue for analysis? (This isn't usually done, but in cases of uncertainty, would be... Read more »

thrush

will thrush clear up on its own without medication, or will it get worse/stay the same?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
In some situations oral thrush will go away on its own, and on others it will persist and even worsen. There's no 'one size fits all' answer here.... Read more »
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