Re What would you do - feedback
Apr 8, 2007
Dr Conway, I asked you a question regarding whether I should retest following a 6 month negative result but persistent unexplained erythematous candidiasis. Your answer encouraged me to try an alternative anti-fungal to see if this would help clear it up, but this only partially cleared it in a similar way to the orginal medication and it is now slowly on the way back on my palate.
I have only one question please - does this change your previous statement that I do not require any further HIV testing?
Response from Dr. Conway
Not in any way. I would probably speak to your doctor about making sure that candidiasis is the right diagnosis. If so, I would recommend a longer course of the antifungal, perhaps even at a higher dose, to see if it does the trick.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.