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Candidiasis Natural Remedies

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best 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 become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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natural remedies?

Does anyone know of some natural remedies/herbs etc... which helps in HIV treatment?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
This has been a question from the beginning of the epidemic. We have tried many nutritional and herbal therapies without clear benefit. What we do know is that maintaining good nutrition and lean body mass is a definite benefit to help maintain... Read more »

natural remedies for Genital Herpes

Dear SIr, First of all thanks for ur prompt answer of my last query and i also wanna know the natural remedies for Genital Herpes. how can i remove it for always. waiting for your reply.....till than have an awesome day...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Robert and thanks for posting.First, HSV is not curable. Unfortunately, even without symptoms, the virus lays dormant in the cells of your nervous system, with the potential to reactivate and cause lesions.Second, there is no "natural... Read more »

Natural remedies to lower viral load?

Dear Doctor, I am currently making a short film about HIV/AIDs. I am going to be entering my film into a contest through the Red Cross. I wanted to know if there are natural ways to reduce one's viral load. Has physical activity,...
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
Those modalities certainly improve overall well being, but to my knowledge have not been shown to reduce viral load.... Read more »

natural remedies for curing nail fungus

Are there any foods or drinks that I can consume that may help cure my nail fungus, while I try the tea tree oil. I have tried a drug prescribed by my doctor and had to stop the treatment because of an allergic reaction (rash). I am open to any...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Dear Effie,I am probably not as well informed as I should be about non traditional treatments, but I don't know of any that work for nail fungus. It is a very difficult problem, even with standard treatment.You say you had an allergic reaction... Read more »
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Natural remedies? Not on meds yet....

Posted by cassiusp, 8 Replies
Not yet on meds, still have a decent T cell count. Started taking Korean Ginseng. NAC, ST Johns Wort and Lysine (collagen, I am a little paranoid about wrinkles :) ) and a good multivit. Oh and plan to start breathing meditations with my BF (he... Read more »

Por que no tratar?, natural, sin efectos 2rios

Posted by Boris
Amigos, quiero compartir con ustedes el testimonio de mi hermana e instarlos a que tomen una oportunidad de vida de calidad.

Nombre: Claudia Nayive Soto Galeano
Cdula de Ciudadana: 20.352.145 de Albn
Fecha de nacimiento: 4 de junio de 1970

26 de agosto... Read more »

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 »