Swelling In The Throat And Thrush

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Systemic Candidiasis

...illness and sign that HIV disease is progressing to a more severe stage. Candidiasis outbreaks can be frequent, can cause great discomfort and can add to the decline of health in HIV disease. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth, throat, windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also spread throughout the body. While this is rare, it is life-threatening. The most common places for infection are in the mouth and vagina. Recurrent and difficult to...
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Freaking out!!!!

I had a one night stand and I performed unprotected oral sex on this woman and fooled around alot. We did use a condom when it came down to intercourse. About a month later I was having problems peeing. I went to the Urology Clinic and they told...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »

Glossitis or Thrush?..Please help!!!

Hi,How are you? I have a question about Thrush and Glossitis-about a month ago I experienced a feeling like my throat was closing or my tongue was swelling up- i went to the doctor and they didn't see anything wrong except that my thyroid glands...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
It appears as if you have several questions: First, glossitis is usually not related to oral candidiasis. Glossitis is an inflammation of the tongue which causes it to feel big or swell. Candidiasis is a superficial fungal infection which can cause... Read more »

All symptoms...now Woo Hoo (please post, and please read if you are worried well)

Hey docI have posted to your forum many times in the last few months, and you have helped me endlessly with your responses to others and my questions.Today Im writing to you with my seven-month negative test, and a long awaited Wooo Hooo. I want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Relieved in England,WOO-HOO! Excellent news!Thank you for taking the time to write in and share your story and newfound insights. I'm confident your experience will indeed help others currently trapped in their own worried-well-Hell-nightmare... Read more »

Scary Symptoms. . .HELP!

Hi:A little about myself, I'm from a very conservative town in the West and know little about HIV. I've had unprotected oral (receptive and performing, never swallow) about six times with unknown status guys. The reason for my concern is some scary...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're from a very conservative town; you know little about HIV and you would be shunned if you test HIV positive. Hmmm . . . it's amazing how often these three things seem to go together. Gee, I wonder why? Say, do you happen to live near... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...in the body generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which can kill... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet... Read more »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

... Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal candidiasis (see chart ). While oral candidiasis can sometimes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »