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Oral Thrush Throat Culture For Fungus
It can be difficult: if it is in the throat, however, that's what we have systemic treatments like diflucan (fluconazole) for! You should see your doctor for definitive diagnosis, and get a prescription for an anti fungal such as diflucan (fluconazole). Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This is usually done when a throat infection is suspected. One will take a swab of the throat and then place the swab in culture medium. This will then be grown on a culture plate to determine if/what type of bacteria is causing the infection. Both viruses and bacteria ...Read more
Sinus discharge: Without a clinical examination it is difficult nto tell what your problem is but typically a mucus discharge down the back of the throat is more typically related to sinus issues. Oral candidiasis (thrush) more typically presents a red or white patches in the on the cheeks, tongue, and back of the throat. There is typically not a discharge associated with thrush. Please see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 59 years old and had a bad case of oral thrush in my throat this winter. For the first time in my life have developed dry mouth are they related?
On remicade & advair. Can oral thrush (canidida) get into lungs from an infection on tongue & throat? Have unexplained high fever also now levaquin (levofloxacin)
Exposure Africa.2 yrs ago. Hiv 1&2 Duo x11. Been donating blood 3 times. All Neg. continued oral thrush/throat sym, neuropathy legs.Rare strain? Help.
Urban myth: There are no "rare strains" of HIV not diagnosed by the duo test. And oral thrush plus neuropathy-like symptoms would never be the only manifestations of an HIV infection. Infected people typically have either no symptoms or lots of them, not just one or two that show up on lists of HIV/AIDS symptoms. Stop obsesssing on HIV and work with your doctor about other explanations. Good luck. ...Read more
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