Dissident AIDS Database

Co-factorsGlucocorticoidsAIDS symptomsCandidiasis
Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
 Project inform
  "Certain drugs can alter the natural organisms in the mouth, which can then promote the growth of Candida. These include the extended use of ... steroids ..."
Physician's Desk Reference
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  high doses can retard wound healing and increase the risk of fungal or bacterial infection, glucocorticoids inhalers may cause "localized infections with candida albicans… positive culture for candida albicans may be present in up to 75% of the patients"
  Thomson Healthcare1999