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Candida Esophagitis Symptoms

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SYMPTOMS OF CANDIDA ESOPHAGITIS

Dear Dr. Feinberg,Could you please provide me the symptoms of candida in the esophagus (i.e, fever, sore throat, coughing, any discharge, etc)? Also, could you still get this disease if your CD-4 count was above 800? Thank you for your hard work...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The typical symptoms are pain with swallowing, especially in the mid-chest, and a feeling that food gets "stuck" on the way down. If it is severe enough, people will lose weight. It would be highly unusual to get this problem with T... Read more »

candida esophagitis/ARS

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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus)... Read more »
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Symptoms and side effects are common with HIV. They can be due to HIV infection itself, to co-infection or opportunistic infection, or to HAART. It is important to discuss with your doctor any symptoms you are experiencing, as they may indicate an... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

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esophageal candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »

candida questions and pcr question

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
hi guys...i'm still freaking out. i went back to the ENT last week about the burning tongue and swollen nodes (the now four in the neck, i didn't tell him about the two in the groin). he said he didn't see anything wrong with my tongue (did... Read more »

oral candida

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
does anyone know how to defeat oral candida that is resistant to meds Read more »

candida infection on skin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anyone out there suffer from this symptom-especially in the skin folds of the body? Has your doctor linked this to HIV?
I can't get in to my doctor for a whole week and just wondered if anyone has any information.

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