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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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could a hiv scare cause PTSD?

My son recently had an HIv scare with a girl he was dating for 3 weeks! She told him she had HIV since birth, both parents died, etc. He freaked out and was devastated. Since then he has had these odd thoughts of men, and their parts, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let me get this straight. Your son breaks up with his sweetheart of three weeks, because she advised him she was HIV positive since birth. OK. He freaks out and is devastated. Check. Then he starts having "odd thoughts of men, and their... Read more »

Scared my med will cause other serious issues

Hi Doc. I can't help but worry that my med may cause other issues. Such as heart problems/ heart disease or having a stroke or something along that nature. I do believe that I've read somewhere that while on art over a long period time...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It's important to bear in mind that when appropriately selected and adhered to, HIV medications prevent illness and death from AIDS. Indeed, the most recent calculations are that for people on ART, a normal life... Read more »

Scared in Atlanta...need your help...donating to the cause

Dr. Bob:Please help me. I am recently divorced and just started dating. I was on a business trip last week and met someone on line. We met for drinks and went back up to my hotel room. Stupidly, we had unprotected vagnial sex for about 2 minutes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.No, it is not "likely" you acquire HIV from your two-minute unprotected nookie with your mysterious online gal-pal. However, it's not completely impossible either. Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs,... Read more »

hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In the setting of HIV infection +/- treatment the differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or unrelated diseases. Common causes of recurren tabdominal pain include stomach ulcers, gallbladder... Read more »
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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »


Posted by moomoo, 3 Replies
Hi everyone. I am assuming that if you are reading this you are nervous that you have been infected with HIV. I know your pain all too well. For the last ten years, I have been convinced that I was HIV positive. Today I finally got the guts to face... Read more »

Scared In Canada! Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all!

I have a host of symptoms that I have developed recently (since March) which are not going away. I have been 'unwell' for over 3 months. Doctors have done many tests and all appear to be normal. I had several STD tests done including... Read more »


Posted by Nichole6379, 1 Reply
I think I have hiv/aids and I am scared to death. I honestly never gave my status a second thought till i found out my ex that i haven't had sex with in several years died of pneumonia a few months back. I am so worried now.

i haven't slept all... Read more »