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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

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 world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures it. Baxter manufactures the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal...
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Yeast and Resistance to Diflucan?

I have been suffering from what I think is a vaginal yeast infection now for close to three months. Quite a few years ago I had some yeast infections and they never really responded to the OTC meds really well. However, I never used any...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You won't get resistant yeast from 10 days of fluconazole (Diflucan), which is anyway way more than is needed to cure a typical yeast infection. There are yeasts that are not treatable with fluconazole, but it would be highly unusual for a... Read more »

Bactrim with diflucan

Hi Doc...kudos on the great work you do, i have a question i hope you might help me with. A good friend of mine complained of pain in her gums, she visited the dentist and was told she needed a root canal but the swelling was still too severe to do...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Bactrim is a commonly used antibacterial agent that is used for treatment of several conditions other than its use for prevention of PCP in people living with HIV/AIDS. Other common uses of Bactrim are for urinary tract infections, acute... Read more »

Diflucan

My doctor told me I had oral thrush a few months back, I asked for a hiv test...possible risk was over 2yrs ago, test was negative. He put me on Diflucan, it did nothing. Does this mean I was misdiagnosed with Thursh? I still have the burning...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There are many reasons why a person can present with a burning tongue such as erythematous candidiasis (EC), dry mouth, food allergies, stress, allergies to toothpastes, etc. I believe your physician may have diagnosed your symptoms as erythematous... Read more »

Diflucan

My doctor told me I had oral thrush a few months back, I asked for a hiv test...possible risk was over 2yrs ago, test was negative. He put me on Diflucan, it did nothing. Does this mean I was misdiagnosed with Thursh? I still have the burning...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Diflucan is a very effective agent when used to manage oral candidiasis and I would expect that it would be more than effective against burning tongue if caused by Candida. Therefore, my advice would be to visit a dentist experienced in oral... Read more »
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Medication NEEDED

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. I really need some flucanazol (Diflucan or whatever brand you have). I'll pay cash! Thanks.


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gracias sc27

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
gracias por tu respuestas tienes una calidad humana emvidiable , y hacerte otra pregunta el pcr dna y eliza pueden detectar los 2 virus hiv1, hiv2 que me tiene preocupado ya que sufro de una candidiasis que no se me quita con diflucan ni... Read more »

candidiasis o lengua blanca

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
quisira saber si alguien aqui en este foro me pudiera ayuadar de alguan manera tengo candidiasis y no se me quita con diflucan nistatin y la verdad ya no se que mas puedo hacer a gracias Read more »

Please help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am 25, have been with 6 people in my life, all unprotected at some point. 3 of the six have for sure been tested negative, the other 3 I am not for sure about. Recently I had mild flulike symptoms, then after that some gastrointestinal problems... Read more »