Can Hiv Cause Yeast Infection
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYour T cell profile looks normal. Yeast infections do not cause immune suppression -- it's the other way around. But just as you said, chronic antibiotic use will kill off the bacteria that are supposed to live in your body and will allow the... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome 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 »
University of Miami School of MedicineI assume you mean vaginal yeast infections. These are extremely common and are not indicative of HIV infection. Similarly, allergies are not indicative of HIV infection, and fatigue has multiple potential causes. The HIV test is extremely sensitive,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI 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. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »
Posted by OnAQuest, 2 RepliesI may have possibly been exposed to HIV numerous times within a four month period. I began seeing someone in January. We were together until April 25th. In Feb I got a yeast infection. It cleared up with treatment just fine. April 8th I got another... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have... Read more »
Posted by dina90, 2 RepliesHello there
I would like you to help me in this confusion i am in....
first of all this is defiantly not my first yeast infection, i am having yeast infection since i was 14.
but this time i've got 2 vaginal yeast infections one before my last month... Read more »
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