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Can Candidiasis Be Eliminated

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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 taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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candida help

DEAR DRs hi i hope that this very well just want to make one ponder my case I was diagnosed with oral candidiasis treated with fluconazole 12 days 200 mg nystatin unanswered then also no improvement only improves slightly with brushing and...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your post.It may be that you don't have thrush. Usually it will respond quite quickly to nystatin and certainly to the higher dose of fluconazole that you tried. You also Read more »

oral thrush

what does it look like and the syptoms
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...http://www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_tongue2.htmhttp://www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_mouth.htmPseudomembranous candidiasis, which is commonly referred to as thrush, presents as white plaques which can be removed... Read more »

Oral Yeast and Hiv

a few months ago I had dry mouth for a few days after taking macrobid for a few days. I looked in my mouth and had about 6 tiny white spots and on the back of my mouth. I had the dr culture me and it came back moderate yeast growth. I took...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...There are numerous reasons why a person can develop candidiasis (thrush) that have nothing to do with HIV infection. For instance, in this posting you mention that you were on a broad-spectrum antibiotic, Read more »

what is oral thrush?????

hi, i was wondering what is oral thrush and what does it look like? i've read about it, but i can't seen to find any good pictures! when i wake up in the morning, i usually have some white stuff at the sides of my lips that is sometimes soft and...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...below:http://www.hivdent.org/slides/hds024.htmhttp://www.hivdent.org/slides/hds025.htmhttp://www.hivdent.org/slides/pseudomembranous_candidiasis_uvula_fisch.htmSince candidiasis is an infection, the area under the white, curd-like patches will... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

...and an altered sense of taste (often described as "bad"). Creamy white or yellowish spots on the mouth and throat that can be removed by light scraping are also common. These may be accompanied by cracking, redness, soreness and swelling at the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to fluconazole. These resistant infections... Read more »
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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...reduce the risk of vertical transmission. There are two types of delivery: 1) natural (vaginal) delivery and 2) a surgery to remove the baby from the mother called a C-section (cesarean section). If your viral load is less than 1,000 copies, a... Read more »
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Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...off saying that it only happens when the immune system is really down. However, I have white stuff on my tongue which can't be removed and several other 'symptoms' of ARS. Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...del riesgo, noto la lengua bastante blanca, sobre todo la parte de ms hacia dentro, la punta de la lengua no tanto, ?es esto candidiasis? cuando me cepillo se va bastante, ?puede ser? Read more »