Alternative Names Candidiasis - oral; Oral thrush; Fungal infection - mouth; Candide - oral Prevention If you have frequent outbreaks of thrush, your doctor may recommend taking antifungal medication on a regular basis to avoid recurrent infections. If an infant with thrush is breastfeeding, talk to your doctor about ways to prevent future infections, such as an antifungal medication. Sterilize or discard any pacifiers. For bottle-fed babies with thrush, discard the nipples and buy new ones as the baby's mouth begins to clear. To prevent spread of HIV infection, follow safe sex practices and universal precautions when working with blood products. References Kauffman CA. Candidiasis. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Textbook of Medicine . 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders; 2007:chap 359.
Gonorrhea -- A bacterial infection of the urethra (urine tube), cervix or anus, gonorrhea can be transmitted to your throat and cause a severe throat infection. Syphilis -- A highly contagious bacterial infection that can be transmitted from a partner's genitals to your mouth. Hepatitis B -- This is a viral infection of the liver, which is spread by contact with an infected person's blood. Small tears in the anal area could transmit this virus through cuts or sores in your mouth into your blood. Hepatitis A -- This viral infection is transmitted by fecal-oral contamination so this could happen from licking a partner's anus. Nasty Genital Germs Really -- what could you catch from oral sex? Unfortunately, a lot. Here are the sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that could be transmitted to you from an infected partner if you give oral sex: HIV -- This virus can pass from a guy's ejaculate or pre-ejaculate (the liquid that leaks o...
Generic Name: METRONIDAZOLE - ORAL Pronounced: (MET-roe-NYE-da-zole) Metronidazole Oral Precautions
Before taking metronidazole, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other nitroimidazoles such as
tinidazole; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
nervous system disorders (e.g., seizures)
Avoid alcoholic beverages while taking this medication and
for at least 3 days after finishing this medicine because severe stomach upset,
nausea, vomiting, headache and flushing may occur.
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery,
or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perf...
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