Antifungal Medications For Thrush

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I am 32 and have been + for roung 4 years. my cd4 count stays areoun 4-5 hundred, viral load 107,000. I am not on any meds at this time, and am currently going my 3rd round with thrush in my esophegus(forgive my spelling).I am also sleepy all the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dose of antifungal medication. If your esophageal thrush isn't responding at all to treatment, you need a different, stronger antifungal agent (there are several from which to choose).Regarding fatigue, yes this could be HIV related.... Read more »

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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... Read more »
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 Diflucan®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the... 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 »
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 »
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Q about oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering if some of the experts could give me some info. Is oral thrush painful? I came down with a bad throat infection a couple of days ago. Having a hard time swallowing and both my nodes are swollen Read more »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...yesterday, his doctor diagnosed the "rash" as folliculitis and, instead of treating it as the common bacterial variety, prescribed an antifungal. Website after website report that the fungal variety is usually seen in immuno-compromised... Read more »

Crazy Person self destructing

Posted by crazy_person, 3 Replies
...biopsied negative for Canddida but were most likely negative due to antifungalmedications a different Dr. had me on for possible thrush on my tongue (however I know it was not thrush because it is hairy and will not come off). The GI... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...70. Ear discharges. 71. Painful intercourse. 72. Food allergies or food reactions. 73. Hayfever. 74. General allergies. 75. Thrush. 76. Hair loss The majority of people who have Candida do not realize they have it until become seriously ill. The... Read more »