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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal...
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False positive elisa in a pregnant mother twice; how to determine the etiology

I am a pediatrician and I came across a newborn born to a mother whose HIV elisa was positive but the western blot was negative. In talking with the mother the same thing was true for her prior pregnancy 2 years earlier(Elisa positive; Western blot...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You will likely never be able to determine why the screening test was positive or what specific antibodies may have caused this result. As you state, this is a known phenomenon and a negative confirmatory antibody test is excellent reassurance.... Read more »

Different etiology for HIV-related fatigue

I have been infected with the HIV virus 15 years ago. Four week after the infection through a needle exchange I start to suffer from fatigue and some cognitive symptoms that never went away regardless my general situation that is quite good (CD4...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloI thought I'd share your information with the readers.... Read more »

Candidiasis

Disculpe, como se presenta usualmente la candidiasis oral en pacientes que viven con el vih? que es la candidiasis eritematosa?...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola,Primero, tpicamente las personas viviendo con VIH no se encuentran con la candidiasis oral hasta que sus clulas CD4 disminuyan debajo de 250. Se manifiesta como algodoncillo en la lengua, en la parte interna de los carrillos, en el paladar y en... Read more »

Que es la candidiasis?

He leido muchos comentarios sobre la candidiasis bucal, pero no se en que consiste. Les pido que me la expliquen, sobre todo asociada al VIH. Muchas gracias. ...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
La candidiasis oral es una condicin causada por el hongo Candida albicans demostrando lesiones en forma de parcho blanco en la lengua, mejillas, paladar blando y esofago, las cuales pueden ser muy dolorosas y progresivas. Existe tratamiento... Read more »
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Candidiasis, aver si me sacas de la duda dani.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dani, tengo entendido ke la candidiasis es una infeccion muy comun que no tieen ke estar relacionada forzosamente con el vih, ahora bien, es normal desarrollar candidiais un paciente 4 meses despues de la relacion de riesgo ( contando con que... Read more »

Sobre candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Es posible adquirir la candidiasis oral aun no estando infectado? es posible ke la bajada de defensas debio a la sodamizacion de creer ke estas infectado provoque la candidiasis? tengo un negativo a las 8 semanas, mi riesgo fue sexo oral. Gracias y... Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some information, im worried for her and myself.Could the test be wrong and... Read more »

oral candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Good afternoon, my question is the following:

One can have oral candidiasis, to last generation's eleven months of an exposition of risk and with four proofs ( ELISA ), last theirs to the 185 days of the aforementioned exposition, thanks to wholes, I... Read more »