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Bacterial Or Fungal Infection In Hiv Patients

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...significant side effects. These treatments also tend to be expensive, so it is important that people who have HPV discuss the pros and cons of treatment with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal Infections (Yeast Infections, Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia,...
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AIDS patient - CD4 count going down

Hi,My Father is an AIDS patient - he got diagnosed 3 years ago and was put on the following therapy (ziduvidine + lamivudine + neverapine). For the last 1 month, he has had high fever with no other symptoms - it has been fluctuating (103 to 99). He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...common infection that could cause fever for more than a month and a drop in CD4 count.Depending on where you live different fungal infections such as Histoplasmosis or Coccidiomycosis may also do this.It is very important that you do not get... Read more »


My Son has dementia, He's 38 what is the best meds. for that? He is HIV.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...should be examined by a doctor to make sure that there is not another cause for his cognitive impairment, like a bacterial or fungal infection of his brain or some other medical condition. Read more »

Sex with maggots

Hello Dr. Bob, How are you? My question is like this: Recently on my visit to india i had sex with a high risk CSW. During intercourse in doggy style i found the lower base of her vagina (base towards the anus) had some white round objects. On...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...possibility of genital warts comes to mind.) The medications you listed would not suggest treatment for HIV disease, but rather a fungal infection, bacterial infection and allergic condition. I certainly would not recommend you take these... Read more »

i am patient of hiv1and2 both

dear sir, please give me suggestion medicine and treatment for my problemmy cd4 is 45 and cryptococcosisplease reply urgently
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
...This is a very complex medical situation. You need HIV treatment and additional specific treatment for cryptococcal fungal infection. Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

...CI, 2.28-6.59) but not non-Hodgkin lymphoma (ARR, 0.88; 95 percent CI, 0.22-3.48). The results indicated that the rates of mycotic infection, bacterial infection, toxoplasmosis and HIV-related ADI among patients with cirrhosis were significantly... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...abornormally low number of neutrophils, the most common type of white blood cell. Neutropenia increases the risk of bacterial and fungal infections. Changes in skin and nail color (darkening of skin and nails) can also occur. This is more... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...ketoconazole) can be used effectively, however, in people who have used fluconazole extensively to prevent Cryptococcus or other fungal infections Do the Drugs Cause Any Serious Side Effects? Nearly all prescribed medication can cause at... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...enemy--my dr prescribed wellbutrin because of my obsessive thinking and depression. On the other hand, I AM NOT making up these fungal infections. Is it worth it to go have an OraQuick Monday when my last test was April 13 and boyfriend and I... Read more »

fungal infection

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
...Question...I went to the Dr. for a rash around my anus. I have been working out and sweating. She said it was a fungal infection (like atheltes foot) itr red and sore, no bumps. She prescribed a cream for 2 weeks, it went away....5 weeks later it... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...include * Foscarnet and ganciclovir to treat CMV (cytomegalovirus) eye infections * Fluconazole to treat yeast and other fungal infections * TMP/SMX (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole) or pentamidine to treat PCP (Pneumocystis carinii... Read more »