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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Oral Thrush (Definition)

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


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Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

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

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Negative test 4 HIV 6 months ago. With same partner an using condoms. Recently have oral thrush. Hiv symptom or from proair and recent start of advair?

Negative test 4 HIV 6 months ago. With same partner an using condoms. Recently have oral thrush. Hiv symptom or from proair and recent start of advair?

Thrush: Not HIV: Thrush can happen in a variety of settings. If you are not HIV positive then i think you may be on the right track. Remember thrush is also a late stage HIV symptom...Not a newly infected with HIV symptom. ...Read more

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Ebv,cmv IgG positive; HIV negative, continious fever general swollen lymphnodes, oral thrush, rash; frm 6 mon, symptom strted after sex w girl, hep?

Ebv,cmv IgG positive; HIV negative, continious fever general swollen lymphnodes, oral thrush, rash; frm 6 mon, symptom strted after sex w girl, hep?

Get a New Doctor: You are not providing any evidence that you have had any correct testing or evaluation of your problem. Your problem will NEVER be solved on the internet. You need a thorough blood testing and examination. And you have been repeatedly advised that this has to be done with an Infectious Disease Expert. Not sure why you brought us the same retread question as before. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

White spots: The back of the mouth or tongue may have white plaques. One may have pain or difficulty with swallowing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of oral thrush?

What are  the symptoms of oral thrush?

White plaques: White fuzzy-looking areas on tongue and/or cfheek that cannot be pulled or washed off. ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of oral thrush?

White patches: The white patches are very obvious and can only be removed with difficulty and bleeding. It is caused by a yeast called Candida Albicans and requires a prescription treatment from your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Oral thrush. How do i treat it before the symptoms start?

Oral thrush. How do i treat it before the symptoms start?

Nystatin: Take nystatin. It works quite well. If there is throat pain then fluconazole is a reasonable choice. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you get oral thrush and what are the symptoms?

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

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How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of oral thrush to appear?

How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of oral thrush to appear?

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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What to do about oral thrush, can I hit it on the head before the symptoms start?

What to do about oral thrush, can I hit it on the head before the symptoms start?

RX NEEDED: Please have it seen and treated with an anti-fungal medication if that is the correct diagnosis. This is more common in babies and immuno compromised adults. Inhaled corticosteroids for asthma, used long term may also predispose to oral thrush ...Read more

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Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Candida colonisation: He has a fungal ( candida a.) colonization of the genital area and you have probably low immune system, or taking/inhaling steroids. Visit your doctor for an evaluation (both). ...Read more

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Is there an association between oral thrush and bladder symptoms?

Not directly,but: There is one possibility. If you have bladder infections and are being treated with antibiotics, you may develop oral candidiasis. This is possible with any antibiotic regimen. ...Read more

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How would you know if baby has an oral thrush? Mine, always sticking his tongue out ? Could that be a sign.? Im just scared he got thrush.

How would you know if baby has an oral thrush? Mine, always sticking his tongue out ? Could that be a sign.? Im just scared he got thrush.

Oral thrush?: Thrush is common in infants and occurs because the immune system needs to mature. On examination, the baby will have white plaque like lesions on the inner cheeks, roof of mouth, or on gums. The whitish material isn't easy to remove with a wet cloth. If you are breastfeeding, the infection can transfer to the mother's breast causing a tingling feeling or discomfort. Seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Oral thrush for the first time in my life. Sign of pregnancy?

Oral thrush for the first time in my life. Sign of pregnancy?

No: This is not common in pregnancy nor is it a sign of pregnancy. If you think that you might be pregnant, then take a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


Thrush (Definition)

A yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more