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Candidiasis That Has Spread Throughout The Body

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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 is...
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Systematic Candidiasis

I have had an overgrowth of yeast in my vaginal area for approximately 4 years and now it seems to have spread through my body...I don't have regular really bad yeast infections but my boyfriend has a constant jock itch. (we are both positive)....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It may be that you and your boyfriend are trading yeast infections back and forth between you. You don't say whether either one of you is taking combination medicine for HIV. If you aren't, that may provide your body with enough of a... Read more »

esophageal candidiasis

Hi Doctor,this is the fifth time I write to THE BODY, so please answer me, please. I am 27 years old male;I had in june sex with an unknown person; in august (2 months later)I had an esophageal candidiasis (candida albicans), diagnosed by a...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I agree with the doctor who told you he couldn't provide a good explanation for why you developed esophageal candidiasis. It does not seem to bwe related at all to HIV. If the striae reflect acid reflux, then you should have had ongoing... Read more »

candidiasis oral o sugestin???

Estimado Doctor Santana, Primero que todo lo felicito por todo lo que, junto con sus colegas de The Body, hacen por la gente. Se merecen lo mejor que Dios le pueda ofrecer. Mi pregunta es la siguiente...soy un chico de 21 aos, jams he sido...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Estimado preocupado; Entiendo que posiblemente lengua seca tenga que ver con un efecto secundarios de sus medicamentos por ende puede desarrollar estas costras blancas . Cepillese fuertemente la superficie de la lengua con su lavado ademas de... Read more »

Bolds spread on the body

I know a long time drug user, begain to have bolds on his body. what do this mean. is this a sign of HIV. PLEASE RESPOND...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not sure if you mean boils or other type of skin lesion. Boils (localized skin absesses) are not a common manifestation of HIV Infection and are not very specific= not usually a sign of HIV infection. KH... Read more »
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CD4 & refractory candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous
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 to all the meds)

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The Body, Janis, o quien sepa

Posted by guillepampa
HOla amigos. LEs escribo a ver si me pueden ayudar con esta duda, que es la misma desde hace rato que vengo llevando.
El Dr clinico me dijo que la candidiasis oral es como una crema, que se sale de la lengua al barrerla y que la saburra lingual solo... Read more »

Thank you to The Body message boards

Posted by rickincattco
I just wanted to say thank you for finally taking charge of the boards and eliminating the garbage that has kept me from even bothering to read the boards. It didnt take long for the spammers to get ahold of this board and spread their brand of... Read more »

estoy destruido The Body urgente por dios!

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HOla acababa de hacer mi post y entro a una web donde encuentro esta informacion:
"La leucoplasia "vellosa" de la boca es una forma poco usual de leucoplasia que se observa slo en individuos VIH positivos. Consiste en parches blanquecinos, lisos y... Read more »