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Candidiasis Rash

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Systemic Candidiasis

...and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually include discomfort of the mouth and throat, burning and an altered sense of taste (often...
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Rash and thrash with Nevilast

My sister just started taking Nevilast for a week now. Prior to this she was treated for toxoplasmosis. Now she is rashes all over her face, hands and legs. she is also developing thrash (white pumps) in her month. Left leg is some how swollen. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...such severe rashes are lower in women who have CD4 count < 250 when starting treatment).She may need topical treatmet for her thrush (mouth washes or lozenges or sometimes a pill). As her CD4 count increases then chances for thrush decrease over... Read more »

penis rash

Hi BobHow r u feeling man? All power to you.Had a genuine HIV scare couple of years back that freaked me out. 3 negative tests since in same facility up to 20 months - all negative.Problem is I have had this bad penis rash for a year now. Its like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Penis-Rash-Guy,Your three negative HIV tests out to 20 months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your Read more »

Still Worried

Hello Dr. Bob,I went to see a infectious disease specialist today, which lifted my spirits a bit, but I am still very anxious. I wrote to you yesterday about having unprotected insertive oral sex with a woman in Africa. A few days later I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk for unprotected insertive oral sex is extremely low.Symptoms related to HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally manifest themselves several weeks after HIV primary infection. Symptoms "a few days later" would not be... Read more »

just started and covered in pin point rash

43 years old. Diagnosed in 2007. Since 2008 have been having allergic reactions requiring antihistamine every two or three days. Last 6 months have had 3 serious bouts of oral thrush and herpes. anal warts materialised about six months ago....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Starting HIV medications with your medical history seems very reasonable. Efavirenz (Stocrine or Sustiva) often causes a rash as you describe during the first 1-2 weeks. With your rash history you may be even more prone to a drug rash than 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 »
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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Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

...with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal Infections (Yeast Infections, Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). Symptoms include... Read more »
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underarm rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anyone out there with bouts of candidiasis of the underarms? Read more »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

Aterrado, chileanman in constant sorrow

Posted by chileanman, 4 Replies
...deambular por internet, leyendo cuanta pagina encontraba y viendo fotos por todos lados, de tanto mirar creo que mi lengua es candidiasi hiperplastica!!! no puedo retirarla, hice la prueba del vaso con agua y si se formaron los hilos!!. Tambien... Read more »

Help please.. Possible 2 False negative ELISA

Posted by HoPeAndFaiTh, 1 Reply
...It was negative. I did the test after 4 weeks too. And negative. But I have all se sympthoms: Rash on the palms of my hands, candidiasis, sore throat, night swats, pains. 2 possible false negative tests?... help me please. I have another test... Read more »