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Can Herpes Cause Thrush
Can herpes cause balanitis for over 3 weeks? I tested negative for all stds and wa s just wondering. Maybe I have a yeast infection from my girlfriend b/c she had thrush with no pain. I've noticed that I had a redness around forskin like ring shaped
Not herpes: No herpes outbreak is likely to last 3 weeks, it's an uncommon cause of balanitis. If herpes were the cause, it would be in the form of open sores, generally very painful. Yeast indeed can cause balanitis. Maybe share your gf's anti-yeast cream (or buy clotrimazole cream over the counter). Also retract foreskin and wash w/ soap and water 2-3 times a day. See a doctor if these don't help. ...Read more
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more
My mum believes that I have thrush. But I think that it is something more serious. I think it could be herpes. I need advice?
HSV1 & thrush cure: Herpes stomatitis (HSV1). There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. Oral thrush is an infection in the mouth caused by a yeast germ and can usually be treated with antifungal medicines. See a dentist or PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I thought I had Thrush but now I'm worried it's Herpes? HELP!! Small, crusty, painful spots/sores around my Clitorus?!?!
Had my first genital herpes outbreak recently, cleared up now thanks to medication, but still itchy? Thrush (as I'm prone) or to do with herpes?
What is the difference between oral thrush & oral herpes? Waiting for STD test results. Will dr be able to tell if it is oral thrush if not herpes?
I have slight thrush on tongue, sinusitis, and slight rash on my armpits, dry cough, but I think it may be allergies from pollen? Herpes or hiv????
Lowered resistance.: Thrush can be seen in generally healthy individuals who become ill with a viral infection, like mono or viral pneumonia or from antibiotics or use of inhaled corticosteroid iinhalers without rinsing the mouth. Herpes is more likely to give a cluster of red papules like a cold sore. Get Rx for the thrush. Always wise to get hiv test if you have had unprotected sex, especially if thrush persists. ...Read more
Yellow Blisters back of throat >1 year. All tests negative Nil tonsils Throat cultures clean Nil Epstein-Barr Strep Thrush Herpes Etc Help please?
Allergy related: Probably this is "cobblestoning, " which is the finding of streaks of lymphoid tissue on the posterior pharynx (back of the throat). It's caused by chronic allergy type symptoms. A doctor should be able to confirm that with a look in the back of the throat. If your allergies are bad, there are various treatments that may help, such as antihistamines or even immunotherapy. Try an allergist if needed ...Read more
Yes: Get a hemoglobin a! c test.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yeast: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, generally in young babies in the first few months. There's white plaques on the inside of the lips, on the tongue, the sides of the mouth, and the roof. The difference between this and milk residue is the thrush doesn't brush or rinse off. It's treated with oral nystatin, an antifungal solution painted on. The pacifier can pass the yeast around. ...Read more
I Was drinking ignoring myself getting sick. Now got real sick then developed thrush. Could this be cause of me drinking while sick?
Alcohol and thrush: Thrush usually occurs when immunocompromised by conditions like diabetes, malnutrition, infections like HIV, IV drug use or cancers. F/U in next 48-96 hours with doctor, you need a thorough evaluation with CBC, CMP, sed rate, and serology, as well as treatment for alcohol use and the causitive factors, you are quite young and have a big future ahead. ...Read more
They are not related: Rsv is a virus called respiratory syncytial virus which most commonly causes upper respiratory infections and pneumonitis (viral infection of lungs). It can be most serious in the very young or those who are immunocompromised because of a transplant. Thrush is caused by the yeast Candida Albicans and again it occurs most often in infants (normal). They are not related. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: When a teen girl or a woman gets repeated vaginal Candida infections, she can be evaluated to see what might be the problem. Sometimes it is a pH (how much acidity is there) imbalance in the vagina, a decrease in "normal flora" (the healthy bacteria that live in the vagina), an immune system problem (inability to prevent yeast overgrowth), a diabetes/sugar problem, etc... ...Read more
2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more
Fungal infection: Thrush is a fungal infection. Oral thrush and other candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as prednisone, or when antibiotics disturb the natural balance of microorganisms in your body. Antifungal medications usually are able to treat it. See your dentist or physician. ...Read more
Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus. Candida infections are not limited to the mouth and can occur elsewhere in the body.
Small amounts of candida exist in most healthy people and are kept in check by bacteria. However, certain illnesses, stress, and medications can disturb this balance and allow the fungus to grow out of control. ...Read more
Fungus: Common thrush is an overgrowth of a normal oral fungus called candida albicans. It usually results from an imbalance of oral organisms secondary to antibiotic use. It can also occur in immune compromised patients. Treatment with anti fungal agents after stopping antibiotics is generally effective. ...Read more
Not likely: Not very likely. Something else is going on. ...Read more
I keep getting oral thrush but have been tested negative for nearly every underlying cause. What could be causing it?
Oral hygiene: Poor oral hygiene.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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