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Antifungal Cream For Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...first. It puts the medication directly where it is needed. It has fewer side effects than a systemic treatment. Also, there is less risk of candida becoming resistant to the medications. The medications used to fight candida are antifungal drugs. Almost all their names end in "-azole." They include clotrimazole, nystatin, fluconazole, and itraconazole. Local treatments include: Creams suppositories to treat vaginitis liquids "troches" or...
Ask the Experts

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Vaginal thrush is the term for a fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching Read more »

THRUSH TREATMENT and LAMICIL

Thrush just flared up from my esophogas to my mouth. I started 250mg of Terbinafine (Lamisil generic) 2 days ago for fungus on a big toe... the same time Thrush flared. Should I continue the LAMISIL? What's to treat the Thrush? I'm using an...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...should cover the yeast that is causing the oral thrush. If you don't see a response in a few days, you may need another oral antifungal drug. Read more »

but they all look the same!

I, unfortunatly, have no real clue what I am looking at... but when i look at the pictures of oral hary leucoplacia, thrush, and coated toung... i see almost the same thing. Is the Candidiasis supposed to be that stuff in the middle of the toung...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...salty or spicy foods or drinking acidic beverages such as orange or grapefruit juices. Treatment involves the use of topical antifungal agents such as Mycelex troches, 5 times a day again for a two week period of time. It is very important when... Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Candida is a common fungus that, as you say, is present in almost everyone to some extent. With more advanced HIV disease (such as you have with a CD4 count below 200=, it can cause symptoms. This has little to do with diet or other things. It... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the US, its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...meningitis comes back after the first time in about half of the people who get it. Repeat cases are reduced if people keep taking antifungal drugs. However, a recent study found no recurrence of meningitis in people whose CD4 increased to more... Read more »
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Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...I got a yeast infection from receiving oral sex... (an extremely rare way to contract it) meaning the girl must've had oral thrush. About a month later in late October, I had anonymous sex again with a different girl, again protected vaginal and... Read more »

I am freaking out

Posted by Why_did_I, 3 Replies
...and the fungus was spreading out. She pointed at other parts of my feet where the fungus was growing. She gave an antifungal cream which began to work. I did not have enough courage to get tested. I also wanted to do an anonymous test and they... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? Read more »