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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 cells over 800. Read more »

candida esophagitis/ARS

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What Is Candida esophagitis?

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Women Alive

Candida Esophagitis

...An infection frequently underestimated in HIV infected women, is Candida esophagitis, (a yeast infection in the esophagus). It is closely related to thrush (a yeast infection in the throat) and Candida vaginitis Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...prescription oral anti-fungal drugs Alternative treatment: Acidophilus (in supplements or yogurt) Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up. In rare cases, bad ulcers can rupture the esophagus. Esophageal candidiasis can spread, or disseminate, into the stomach and intestines. Because esophageal candidiasis can... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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... Read more »
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esophageal candidiasis

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

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Crazy again

Posted by crazy_person
...exactly like OHL from the pictures I've seen online. Plus, I've developed peripheral neuropathy and have been diagnosed with candida esophagitis and molluscum contagiosum. Is it possible that I have a rare strain of HIV that is not being picked... Read more »

hey jackie_blue

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
...Nov. 26 2001 I had anal sex with an HIV+ male without protection. 3 days later I had fever and in my effort to vomit I got oesophageal candidiasis (which was treated later with Sporanox). I went to the hospital. On Dec. 10 2001 I was found HIV... Read more »