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Thrush Like Symptoms But Not Thrush
Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD for 7 months. NO bleeding. 2 days ago VERY heavy bleed (still bleeding) & thrush like symptoms. Possible cause/s? Normal or concern?
It is common to have: irregular bleeding in the first 3 months, sometimes heavy. However once the Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been assimilated periods become much lighter, often times disappearing altogether. This is a desirable side effect for most women. However, if you start to have menstrual flow again and it continues like a torrent for a month or 2, it is possible that your Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been dislodged. Very low likelihood but ...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 question was is my IgE was 388 three months ago, it is now 374 and I have had thrush-like symptoms. I was referred to a hematologist. Is it cancer?
Can drinking to much alcohol cuase thrush like symptoms in your mouth? Which looks as though you were a bit dehydrated?
Any condition that changes the natural balance of the microbial ecosystem of the mouth can potentially be the reason for an oral thrush infection.
Poor oral hygiene, heavy smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, stress and certain medications that change the chemical balance of the mouth may have the same effect. (causing the fungus candida to grow out of control, causing infection). ...Read more
Perianal Candida: People who have recently taken antibiotics and who have diabetes are more prone to candida infections. The perianal area is particularly prone because of the moisture in the area and because a small amount of candida normally lives there. Controlling blood sugars, taking probiotics (check w/yr dr. First), wearing cotton underwear, not using bleach in washes all help. You may need some oral meds. ...Read more
I've been to 3 doctors nd they said I was normal but I have this thrush like stuff coming out of my vagina don't now what it is I don't like it, help.
I am excreting thrush like I do when I have my period but I have been on the depo for a while is that normal?
Woke with sore clit, then felt thrush like itch and now it seems swollen at the base and red I can send photos?
Thrush: I know you have another physician's answer. But, my worry is why you are having this symptom and why you have not been to the doctor or dentist to find out why this is happening to you. I worry that there may be an underlying condition or infection that we need to diagnose. ...Read more
My IgE was 388 three months ago and now 374. I also developed thrush-like tongue that my ENT said is coated tongue. When my IgE didn't go down my pcp?
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Is the following an indication of hiv? Hello. My ex and I had sex a little over a month ago. She was exhibiting a thrush like rash. After we had sex it resulted in me having a similar rash. My skin on the under side of the penis turned red, flaked, th
Unlikely, see MD!: What you describe is unlikely to be hiv. Without a picture of the rash I would assume it is thrush (candida) or genital herpes. Whatever it is, it needs to be treated. Furthermore, you need to be checked for other sexually-transmitted disease that do not necessarily cause immediate symptoms, i.e. Chlamydia, syphilis and hiv, see a physician stat; if you have no regular physician go to a sti clinic. ...Read more
Measles=very sick: Patients with measles are very ill, with fever, lethargy and a rash which starts behind the ears and progresses down the body. There may be a few white dots inside the mouth. Thrush is a minor illness with white patches on the insides of the cheeks or on the tongue and lips, usually without fever or other signs of systemic illness. ...Read more
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
Every time my boyfriend gives me oral I get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.
Looks exactly like..: Looks exactly like a layer of milk on the baby's mouth and tongue, except it does not come off with gentle rubbing. And it does not count if it is only on the top of the tongue; a thrush-like white layer is normal there. On the edges of the tongue, inner cheeks, and inner lips, it isn't normal. ...Read more
Oral Thrush: Caused by yeast called candida or monilia, common in neonates from contact in birth canal. Lesions are white plaques covering oral, pharyngeal mucosa, tongue, inner lips and cheeks. When removed rubbing, raw beefy mucosa with pinpoint bleeding seen. Discomfort may cause feeding problem in infants. Other causes: myelo-suppressive therapy, immunodeficiency, endocrine diseases, antibiotic use, etc. ...Read more
Unknown: The yeast that produces oral thrush is around us everywhere & ends up as 5%+ of the dry weight of poo. It is likely planted into the oral cavity repeatedly by infant fingers & swallowed. It may find the lush environment of babies mouth a happy place to stay & attach to the inner cheeks, feeding off the sugar in babies feeds. No clear starting point means no clear "incubation" period. ...Read more
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Late, usually: Usually a sign of late infection, i.e. overt AIDS, usually several years after catching HIV. It can occur in early HIV, but usually does not. In either recent or longstanding HPV, thrush is never the only symptom. Also, most coated tongue and other white patches in the mouth are not thrush. See a doctor if you have symptoms you are concerned about. ...Read more