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Acidophilus For Candidiasis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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Systematic Candidiasis

I have had an overgrowth of yeast in my vaginal area for approximately 4 years and now it seems to have spread through my body...I don't have regular really bad yeast infections but my boyfriend has a constant jock itch. (we are both positive)....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It may be that you and your boyfriend are trading yeast infections back and forth between you. You don't say whether either one of you is taking combination medicine for HIV. If you aren't, that may provide your body with enough of a... Read more »

Acidophilus - how to use

I would like to start taking this supplement to see if it helps digestive problems with Viracept, 3TC, 4DT. The versions I find explicitly say to take on an empty stomach 1/2 hour before or after meals. Most others I've found trying to order...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I don't tyhink it really matters. Unfortunately I don't think acidophilus will help the digestive problems you are experiencing. But you can certainly give it a try. Have you considered yogurt (with active cultures)? This might help... Read more »

Candidiasis

Disculpe, como se presenta usualmente la candidiasis oral en pacientes que viven con el vih? que es la candidiasis eritematosa?...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola,Primero, tpicamente las personas viviendo con VIH no se encuentran con la candidiasis oral hasta que sus clulas CD4 disminuyan debajo de 250. Se manifiesta como algodoncillo en la lengua, en la parte interna de los carrillos, en el paladar y en... Read more »

Que es la candidiasis?

He leido muchos comentarios sobre la candidiasis bucal, pero no se en que consiste. Les pido que me la expliquen, sobre todo asociada al VIH. Muchas gracias. ...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
La candidiasis oral es una condicin causada por el hongo Candida albicans demostrando lesiones en forma de parcho blanco en la lengua, mejillas, paladar blando y esofago, las cuales pueden ser muy dolorosas y progresivas. Existe tratamiento... Read more »
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quisiera sus opiniones. sera candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
la verdad es q me salio una mancha roja en mi lengua la cual tiene un ardor.. saben me hice un elisa al mes 6 y salio neg.. nose q generacion o si es confiable.. lo q pasa que cuando eo mi lengua me angustio... y la verdad es q cada vez me desespero... Read more »

Candidiasis, aver si me sacas de la duda dani.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dani, tengo entendido ke la candidiasis es una infeccion muy comun que no tieen ke estar relacionada forzosamente con el vih, ahora bien, es normal desarrollar candidiais un paciente 4 meses despues de la relacion de riesgo ( contando con que... Read more »

Sobre candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Es posible adquirir la candidiasis oral aun no estando infectado? es posible ke la bajada de defensas debio a la sodamizacion de creer ke estas infectado provoque la candidiasis? tengo un negativo a las 8 semanas, mi riesgo fue sexo oral. Gracias y... Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some information, im worried for her and myself.Could the test be wrong and... Read more »