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... HIV is a virus that causes progressive damage to the body's immune system, eventually leading to the development of chronic infections or cancers, and death. In its later stages, the collection of disorders resulting from HIV infection is described as AIDS. ... (6 replies)
Thrush???
Feb 18, 2001
... of people suffer from oral thrush at the time of Acute Retroviral Syndrome. However, in the majority of people, oral thrush is not seen until HIV becomes symptomatic or the later stages of AIDS. ... (2 replies)
Thrush???
Feb 16, 2001
... what exactly is oral thrush? ... (2 replies)

... Basically, your encounter was low risk. You used protection for the intercourse and oral sex is considered a low risk activity. ... (1 replies)
... All symptoms would come and go together. Not sure though if sores (or other oral symproms like thrush) are ARS symptoms to start with. All these mouth-related symptoms are more AIDS-related rather than HIV-related; that means they happen when one's immune system becomes very weak at the late stages of an infection (generally after 10 years or so, even longer if one is taking... (15 replies)
Mouth problems
Dec 20, 2006
... e that has come up is related to "thrush" which is a yeast infection usually caused by medications and antibiotics but is sometimes susceptible to people in late stages of HIV. ... (5 replies)
Year later
Aug 18, 2006
... I had potential exposure to HIV about a year ago. I got genital warts from this one unprotected encounter. For a little over a year I have not had any symptoms of HIV infection, except a little whitish coloring or film on the tongue. My doctor looked at it and said it was not oral thrush and that everything was fine. ... (1 replies)
... Crazygirl, thrush is a oral yeast infection and it is quite painful. I would say it is much worse then having your tongue burned by hot pizza. ... (4 replies)
... MayHope, you might not even have oral thrush. ALmost everyone in the world has a white coating on their tongue, especially the back of the tongue where it's hard to brush. If i try to brush back there it almost makes me gag, but that is where bacteria, food, plaque, etc. gather and remain. ... (9 replies)
... Yeast infection....I have done tons of research and it is possible to get yeast infection in males, females trhough foods, unbalanced diets...and not oral thrush..which is a different kind of yeast called canidida. ... (5 replies)
... Not to get to personal...just thought it might be something else to consider...if you possibly performed oral sex on her. If she had a yeast infection, you could have gotten the trush in your throat from that. ... (13 replies)
... First off, Id just like to say, generally, thrush is not associated with ARS. While oral thrush can be indicitave of HIV in the later stages, seeing as the immune system is becoming very damaged. ... (13 replies)
... egative. but, if you did engage in high risk behaviour within this one year, then it is better for you to go test again. But i dont think you are suffering from oral thrush as that will only appear in later stages of HIV infection. ... (2 replies)
Oral Thrush
Oct 18, 2002
... The information posted here is pretty accurate. VERY few people develope thrush during ARS, for the most part Thrust is either linked to later stages of HIV, or other oral problems, antibiotics, bacteria, etc.. IT is not necessarily something to freak out over but I can imagine it would concern people. ... (10 replies)
... Well it is good that it isnt thrush. HOwever thrush is a symptom of HIV in late stages when your immune system is severly compromised. So you probably wouldnt see thrush early after exposure. ... (3 replies)


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