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About candidiasis
Mar 14, 2001

HI HAVE A NICE DAY AND MORE POWER TO YOU. COULD YOU TELL ME WHAT IS CANDIDIASIS AND WHATS THE SYMPTOMS. THANKS

Response from Dr. Feinberg

Candidiasis is a yeast infection that is commonly called "thrush" when it occurs in the mouth. It usually affects surfaces in HIV+s, like skin, the lining of the mouth or the esophagus, and the vagina. Symptoms depend on location but can be an itchy, moist, red rash especially in the groin, discomfort and/or difficulty swallowing, and vaginal discharge & itching.



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