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Can Fluconazole Help With HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is 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 DiflucanĀ®.
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fluconazole and HIV TEST???? PZL ANSWER

Hi,Does taking fluconazole 50 mg affects the result of HIV test? i am taking it coz i have white lines on my tongue?plz answer, plz.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Nope, fluconazole will not alter HIV test results, the ability of the body to make anti-HIV antibodies, nor change the duration of the window period.As for your Read more »

Fluconazole dosage for thrush?

Hello, and thanks for the forum. I hope this question is in the right place. My partner was diagnosed two weeks ago with advanced HIV, CD4 of 60 and a "high" viral load (percentage wasn't provided to us). Daily Bactrim double strength and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...then no worries, but be mindful of any lack of response.2) Regarding fatigue, this is very common among persons with advanced HIV disease. There are many causes, including but certainly not limited to anemia or depression. We commonly see low... Read more »

Please Advice

I am female aged 34.I was diagonosed with HIV last year in May, towards the end of that year i had meningitis and ended in hospital. Now I am on treatment for meningitis taking bactrim and Fluconazole. I would like to know for how long will i be on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your HIV regimen would unlikely be the cause of a local left foot problem. Your fluconazole is usually continued until your CD4 count Read more »

Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical therapy for mild to moderate infections with agents such as Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center,will present the research findings today at the XIth InternationalConference on AIDS in Vancouver, British Columbia. "This study is part of NIAID's concentrated effort to develop betterprevention... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...cryptococcal infection is highest when your CD4 count (see Fact Sheet 124 ) is below 100. Cryptococcal meningitis is a major HIV-related opportunistic infection, especially in the developing world. A recent study estimated that there are 1... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...the Throat Candidiasis of the throat and windpipe, called esophageal infection, is a serious condition. It is on the list of AIDS-defining illnesses, affecting up to 1 in 5 people with AIDS. It often occurs together with thrush. Symptoms... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining opportunistic infection Major symptom is painful swallowing (dysphagia) Often diagnosed via... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the Read more »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where Read more »

Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last year and I was clean But Recently I have been having constant... Read more »

please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I went to the Id doctor he gave me fluconazole for 5 days for thrush on tongue it went away for just a few weeks now it is back and making my mouth more dry and more enlarged Read more »