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Candidiasis Fungal Infection

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Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness
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Angular Chelitis or Chapped lips?

Hi Dr. Feinberg,I have recently been having problems with minor cracking at the corners of my mouth. I have read this can be caused by a fungal infection and is called Angular Chelitis and occurs much more frequently in HIV+ people. However, in my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Angular cheilitis is just cracking at the corners of the mpouth. Most often this is due to candidiasis, a fungal infection, but it can also be due to herpes or to chapping. If it goes away with chapstick, i wouldn't be concerned about it. Read more »

HIV Related??

Hi ReznikPls answer my questions, You have been a great help to alot of people.First how does thrush and coated tongue differs? Which one is related to HIV? At which stage does the one related occurs? What about sore throat? Is it related to HIV...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Thrush or pseudomembranous candidiasis is a fungal infection that presents as white or creamy plaques that can occur anywhere within the oral cavity that will wipe away, sometimes leaving Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Whoa, I'm not sure where you get the impression that the medical profession doesn't consider Candida as a pathogen. Candida infection of the throat and esophagus have been part of the staging definitions of HIV disease since the early 90's. ... Read more »

concerned, not ashamed

Hey man, hows it going?I have been lucky enough to have had your reply on 5 occassions now over the last 2 years since my exposure - genuinely, you have helped me find a rational and helped shape my frame of mind and outlook.Like many, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can affect the esophagus or even become systemic, whereby the fungus gets into the blood (fungemia).In your case, your genital Candida infection has nothing to do with HIV. It should be managed by a dermatologist. Thanks for your donation... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Fungal Infections: Candidiasis

...from anongoing AIDS Clinical Trials Group study (ACTG 816) were also reported. Thisobservational prospective study of mucosal candidiasis in patients with CD4counts Data we presented from a study of Moore Clinic patients was consistentwith... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

CD8s and Candida

...Candidiasis is a fungal infection ( Candida albicans ) that occurs mostly in the mouth and vagina (yeast infection). However, it does occur in other areas of the Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...enemy--my dr prescribed wellbutrin because of my obsessive thinking and depression. On the other hand, I AM NOT making up these fungal infections. Is it worth it to go have an OraQuick Monday when my last test was April 13 and boyfriend and I... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS

Posted by DUDE
...(antibody-mediated) immune system. CD4 cells have more to do with the CELLULAR immune system, which is important in fighting certain fungal infections (candidiasis, cryptococcosis, PCP), viral infections (herpes, CMV), mycobacterial infections... Read more »

This answers some of our questions

Posted by DUDE
...(antibody-mediated) immune system. CD4 cells have more to do with the CELLULAR immune system, which is important in fighting certain fungal infections (candidiasis, cryptococcosis, PCP), viral infections (herpes, CMV), mycobacterial infections... Read more »