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Candidiasis In Children

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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 and sign that HIV...
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Six year old child, need HAART?

6 years old child, both parents died of Aids. Presented last year with TB and received a full course of TB treatment. At that time he had generalized Lymphadenopathy and failure to thrive. An HIV test was positive. When he finished his TB...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I would strongly consider antiretroviral therapy for this child. While absolute CD4 counts tend to normalize to adult values after the age of 5 or 6 years, the CD4 percentage of under 15% Read more »

Dilemma with 6 year old child

6 years old child, both parents died of Aids. Presentedlast year with TB and received a full course of TB treatment. At that time he had generalized Lymphadenopathy and failure to thrive. An HIV testwas positive. When he finished his TBtreatment, I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...available at this link . The pediatric guidelines (for age 1 year to 13 years) look more to the CD4 count percentage. This child would be in a category in which treatment could be considered because the CD4 cell percentage is less than 25%. On... Read more »

What special needs do HIV positive children have?

Hi,We are considering international adoption. Several available children are HIV positive. What are the special needs of a child with HIV? What is the financial risk? The odds of ever being HIV negative? What are the risks to my biological...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...It's unclear from your question how the children were diagnosed "HIV positive." Since mothers transmit antibodies to their babies during the last trimester of pregnancy, all Read more »

my babies

I have two children who were both born to me hiv negative. My concern is that they might contact it through a child or an adult watching them. So i can't leave my children hardly none which is really stessful in times that I need someone to watch...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV is not commonly transmitted in family or day care settings, so it would be unlikely for your children to acquire HIV from their playmates. Read more »
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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 »
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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 Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...should be weighed carefully. You should avoid drugs like fluconazole, itraconazole and ketoconazole, which are used to stop candidiasis and other fungal infections. Other medications you may be taking for depression, pain, diabetes or other... Read more »
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oral candidiasis/ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...swollen lymph node on my neck.i had armpit pain but no swollen lymph nodes.5 weeeks after the posssible exposure i received oral candidiasis-no antibiotics, no inhalers. i talke with my docter and he told me that i have candidiasis and there is... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...del riesgo, noto la lengua bastante blanca, sobre todo la parte de ms hacia dentro, la punta de la lengua no tanto, ?es esto candidiasis? cuando me cepillo se va bastante, ?puede ser? Read more »