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Can Hiv Cause Yeast Infection

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Male Yeast infection and HIV

I have been HIV since 1998 and my numbers has gone up and down but since in decent health. But every time my cd4 goes down they put me on antibiotics for a few months and I in up with yeast infections due to the antibiotics. I am 43 uncircumcised...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients are very sensitive to use of antibiotics in that there is fungal overgrowth in various places (mouth, skin, vagina, foreskin areas). Use of topical antifungals or including active culture yogurt in your diet (to try to replenish more... Read more »

yeast infection and HIV

i've had this yeast infection since February 14 and it still not cured with the proper treatment. ... Read more »

Are chronic yeast infections a sign of HIV?

I am 24 yrs old. I am married, & have been sexually active with my husband only for the last 5... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...National Institute ofAllergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), weekly doses of the drugfluconazole safely prevented certain common yeast infections and was notassociated with adverse events or drug resistance. This is the firstlarge, long-term... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...appearance) associated with mild to severe itching, burning discomfort, and pain with urination. Though many women "self-diagnose" yeast infections, and many providers diagnose the infection by its appearance, diagnosis can be confirmed by... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

... Yeast Infections (Vaginal Candidiasis) Your immune system, hormones, and "friendly" bacteria in your vagina all play an important role in keeping Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control... Read more »
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Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though it has been treated 2x with prescription and once otc. The symptoms... Read more »

yeast

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...STD, as I havent had vaginal sex since i was last tested for other STD's) I wish I would have never read that HIV can cause yeast infections. I was feeling a lot better about things. My body is throwing all these cruve balls at me, it's really... Read more »

recurrent yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous
...tested negative 9 weeks and then 3 a half months after my exposure. I know that this is considered to be conclusive. I have had yeast infections in the past, and I know that I am very prone to getting them. However, I have had 3 yeast... Read more »