The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Candidiasis Symptoms And Digestion

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Project Inform

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 disease...
Ask the Experts

Worried for my daughter

Dear Bob, thanks for a wonderful page and the warmth and courage of your advice to people in trouble. You may remember me, I am the Norwegian whom you gave so much support when I had problems with understanding an inverted cd4/cd8 (0.5-0.7) ratio...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Norski-Guy,Welcome back to the forum. You write ". . . I feel it is impossible that this is related to HIV." I absolutely agree! So put those old anxieties back to bed!As for how to deal with this or any symptom in a youngster, I suggest you... Read more »

Sustiva never being digested

I take truvada & sustiva.I have noticed the sustiva pill competely intake in my stool it never disolved in my sysytem ,I take it on empty stomach and drink alot of water ,now I chew it up and swallow any reason or what can I ...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
I can understand your concern about this situation. I would consider a couple of things. Are you having significant diarrhea? Rapid transit of food/liquids through the intestines might cause the pills to pass quickly. Along the same lines bowel... Read more »

Trouble digesting ritonavir

For about 9 months now, I have been on a cocktail of Epzicom (abacavir and lamivudine), with Atazanvir boosted by ritonavir...I have noticed on occasion what appears to be the whole ritonavir gel capsule in my stool after a bowel movement. After...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I think that sometimes the Norvir capsule may be intact in the stool but the internal medication has actually been absorbed. As long as your numbers are good and viral load undetectable I would not worry about it and would not bother puncturing the... Read more »

digestive problem

My son is on Kaletra and combivir. He just had an endoscopy and after fasting for 12 hrs. still had almost full stomach which is what is making him nauesa in the morning. My question is does Kaletra and Combivir eventually cause this as he has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many patients on Kaletra/Combivir have GI symptoms. He seems to have a slow clearance out of the stomach area. That has not been a distinct problem with that regiment but bloating and nausea, gas, loose stools are not uncommon. For delayed gastric... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC or MAI) is a bacterial infection that can cause recurring fevers, general sick feelings, problems with digestion, and serious weight loss. CD4 cell range: under 50. See Fact Sheet 514 . Pneumocystis pneumonia ... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates. I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After as exposure in January i had lots of problems with teeths, a month after i get red spots in my mouth in the roof, its always there and hurts a lot and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa.... Read more »