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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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 taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort protected sex, but got gohnerea. As of 6 weeks after i have not been the same. 4 weeks into my window period I had my wisdom teeth removed, all 4. 6 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you managed to contract the clap (gonorrhea) during your episode of horizontal mattress mambo! As for antibiotic-induced oral candidiasis (thrush), just because penicillin didn't cause this in the past doesn't mean it isn't the culprit for your... Read more »

Thank you, doc! Thank you very much!!

Hello there, doc!!!It's the BFF Brazil guy again!!! Remember me?I don't want to bother you, I just want to say thank you for your answer. Doc, you're amazing and I will never be tired to say that!!I know you will scold me for this, but I still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that cleared up. Even if you have a candidal infection, that doesn't mean it's HIV-related. The vast, vast, vast majority of candida infections have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS!The body's immune system has mechanisms other than... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause vomiting and diarrhea, which can lead to poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating... Read more »

Candidiasis?

Dear Dr. Reznik,I'm writing to you from Germany. 3 years ago I developed a sore throat, I went to my doctor and he diagnosed me with pharyngitis. This went on for a few weeks; I had been prescribed with a medication. But it didn't help. I went to an...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Dear R.The TV show you saw is accurate as candidiasis or thrush can be a sign of HIV infection. There are numerous reasons why a person can develop candidiasis such as uncontrolled Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...treated with 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... Read more »
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Candidiasis Update

...immune response is promising for many. Unfortunately, despite success with many OIs, declines in the rate of the fungal infection candidiasis have not been observed. What is Candidiasis? Candidiasis is caused by the fungus Candida and while... Read more »
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...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 »

CD4 & refractory candidiasis

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...Is there a strong correlation between CD4 and candida infections? If I can get my CD4 really high (say 1500) is there a chance my body will fight the infection off by itself? (because I'm resistant Read more »

How does AIDS present?

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When one transitions from HIV to actual AIDS,how does AIDS present itself initially? Does someone who is HIV+ go to AIDS with symptoms or this there is a middlestage? Please help... Read more »