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Candidiasis Nystatin

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Systemic Candidiasis

...mouth rinses or lozenges, vaginal tablets, suppositories and creams. Topical drugs include amphotericin B suspension (Fungizone), clotrimazole (Lotrimin), econazole (Spectazole), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Monistat) or nystatin (Mycostatin). Mouth Rinses Mouth rinses are less effective as they only have contact with the mouth for a short time. However, they may be the best choice for someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses...
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What would you do?

Dr Conway,If you like me had unexplained and confirmed erythematous candidiasis on the roof of the mouth for over 9 months (mild case as there is only a little pain) despite multiple negative HIV tests out to 6 months following unprotected sex,...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...any further risk behavior for HIV transmission. I would probably put you on a short course of oral antifungals rather than nystatin, though, to see if this will solve the problem more permanently. It may be that, after repeated courses of... Read more »

re:What would you do?

Dr Conway,Following your suggestion to try a different kind of anti-fungal (to nystatin) to treat the erythematous candidiasis which has been on the roof of my mouth for many months, I was switched to amphotericin lozenges which have had exactly the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
At this stage, I might do a biopsy of the affected area, to make sure another diagnosis is not being missed. As an antifungal, I would probably move to something in pill form, such as ketoconazole or, even better, fluconazole. Read more »

treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole by mouth is usually effective. Read more »

esophageal candidiasis

I have esophageal candidiasis that is resistant to all the medications (azoles, etc). Amphoteracin seems to keep the infection "in check" (with ongoing candida present in vast scarring tissue, thus losing the effect of systemic medications) yet when...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Azole resistant Candida infections can really be difficult. We've used some of the newer antifungals with some successes- Voriconazole sometimes works where the 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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...(prednisone or certain asthma inhalants) are being taken Treatment: Local treatment with clotrimazole troches (lozenges) or nystatin liquid Systemic (body-wide) treatment using oral anti-fungal medications In most severe cases,... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

...dose Not recommended for pregnant women; sometimes used weekly as a preventive measure. Other Therapies Nystatin vaginal tablet (Mycostatin) Applied to affected areas twice a day for three days. Available... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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oral candidiasis/ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is more scared than me. now after three months i still have my swollen lymph node on my neck,i still have candidiasis/orungal nystatin... nothing helps.i couldn't find diflucan/my stools are not watery but terry and unformed/two months now. i'm... Read more »

I need your help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...developed some thurush in my mouth i have been through chronic stress for 6-7 months and i have extremely dry mouth. i used nystatin for a week and its all gone now. I took a oraquick hiv test at April 7, and it was negative it is safe to assume... Read more »

regreso el miedo!!! Ayuda the body o quien pueda

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...menstruacion, eso me dio mala espina, me puse a investigar acerca de ese ?mal olor" y encontre algo que me puso peor que antes , la candidiasis... al parecer y espero me ayuden con esta duda, es uno de los primero sintomas de alguien infectado... Read more »

SOLO una Pregunta para vos

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
DE DONDE SOS YO ESTOY EN CASI LA MISMA SITUACION LAS MISMAS CIRCUNSTANCIAS SOY DE ARGENTINA DECIME TENES EMAIL PASAMELO SI QUERES CHARLAMOS ALGO DEL TEMA LA VERDAD YO ESTOY CON MIEDO SALUDOS ESPERO SOLO SEA UN SUSTO PARA LOS DOS Read more »