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A Complication Of Hiv Caused By A Fungus

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria normally found in the body generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, ...
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Hiv with Throat Cancer (LATE DIAGNOSIS OF HIV AND RESULTING OPPORTUNISTIC COMPLICATIONS, 2010)

Hi, My father was diagnosed with Throat Cancer in lymph nodes year ago and treatment had gone well and it was well in control. But the infection's started to occur in his mouth and this had doctor's check for him for HIV. And the dreaded news came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry to hear the unfortunate news of your father's multiple diagnoses. It's indeed a tragedy when HIV/AIDS goes unrecognized and consequently untreated for such a long time that the immune system becomes so decimated (deficient) Read more »

Can anti-biotic drugs complicate/interfere with HIV medication?

Dear Dr,I have been on HIV medication (Sustiva/Kivexa) for three years with success. I am generally fit and healthy although recently experienced tenderness and swelling in one testicle. After getting this checked out, my doctor prescribed...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...may be from the doxycycline which can occur regardless of the anti HIV medications you are taking. Doxycycline can sometimes cause nausea, heartburn, indigestion and loss of appetite. If your symptoms become severe (persistent nausea, persistent... Read more »

Long-term HIV complications

I am responding to Kyle's question to Dr. Daar about his many complications from long-term HIV drugs and infection. I am a long-term survivor, over twenty-five years. We survivors are rare. All of my HIV-positive friends are dead. I have been...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences. I am glad to hear that you are feeling well.Best,Eric Read more »

Diabetic complications as cause of death?

I recently heard of a female AIDS patient, age 19 years, who died with the cause of death officially listed as "diabetic complications." Her family reported symptoms of wasting, sores and falling hair. Is the cause of death given reasonable in this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...WIth those details not possible to accurately comment. I have had patients with AIDS who were doing well from the HIV standpoint but who have died from cancer, cardiac disease, accidents, etc. Patients with diabetes can have life threatening Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Neurological Complications of AIDS Fact Sheet

...disorders of the nervous system may be caused directly by the HIV virus, by certain cancers and opportunistic infections (illnesses caused by bacteria, fungi, and other viruses that would not otherwise affect people with healthy immune systems),... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complications and Emerging Connections

...toxoplasmosis, a disease that can cause meningitis (brain inflammation) or spread to other organs; shingles, a painful skin condition caused by varicella-zoster virus, a herpes virus; Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), a bacterial infection; ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Neurological Complications of HIV/AIDS

...descriptions of conditions below include tests than can be used to make a differential diagnosis. CNS Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis, caused by the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, is the most common CNS disease associated with AIDS. Usually it is... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...women taking these drugs use effective birth control. In animal studies, using itraconazole or ketoconazole during pregnancy caused birth defects. There have also been four known infants born with severe skeletal problems to women who used... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...continued symptoms. I use to be extreamly anxious, deppressed, and having all kinds of emotions run wild. Which I was told caused alot of my symptoms. But now I can smile and feel better about myself after (negative NAAT test, DR.bobs negative... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...heading the CDC's task force investigating the new disease. "Almost immediately, people became convinced that this syndrome was caused by a virus that could be transmitted through the blood supply." Read the MMWR report Interview with Dr. Jim... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide epidemic. AIDS is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). By killing or damaging cells of the body's immune system, HIV... Read more »