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Candidiasis That Has Spread Throughout The Body

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Systemic Candidiasis

...Candidiasis outbreaks can be frequent, can cause great discomfort and can add to the decline of health in HIV disease. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth, throat, windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also spread throughout the body. While this is rare, it is life-threatening. The most common places for infection are in the mouth and vagina. Recurrent and difficult to treat vaginal yeast infections are a sign of HIV disease progression in...
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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
...craino-rectal-inversion. (Craino-rectal-inversion means she has her head up her butt!) Her comments about "not very aggressive" viruses and "antibodies don't start spilling into the bloodstream on average until three months and a little longer to... 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
...before," you'll get twice as big as before! That may not be the desired outcome or even healthy! The key is to monitor your lean body mass and provide adequate high-quality nutrients to maintain and build lean body mass. (You don't need... Read more »

Vitamin C and its effects

Hi,I would like to inquire about the intake of the daily supplement of Vitamin C and its effect on the HIV virus.Recently, I read an article from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center entitled "High Levels of Vitamin C Prove Toxic to HIV"....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV.Dr. BobDiet and Nutrition May 2007Why is nutrition important?Nutrition is important for everyone because food gives our bodies the nutrients they need to stay healthy, grow, and work properly. Foods are made up of six classes of nutrients,... Read more »

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). I...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...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 boost in immunity to control these infections. Your yeast infections haven't really "spread"... 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 »
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Candidiasis Update

...will be employed. Systemic therapies can be used for any type of candidiasis. They must be used for esophageal candidiasis or candidiasis that has spread throughout the body. Intravenous treatment is generally the least desired option because it... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to fluconazole. These resistant infections... Read more »
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Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...experience more problems than others. That must be more common than "late hiv seroconversion, rare strain or body not producing antibodies" as many people are speculating here. When I got sick, both me and my gf got tested for hiv, after that I... Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...determine this for sure and to find out how bad the condition is. Blood tests can be inaccurate if they only test for Candida antibodies and antigens. These tests can show positive even after the Candida is gone or if one simply has an allergy to... Read more »

Wierd rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm HIV+ and I have a weird rash in my groin that won't go away. I've been to 3 different medical facilities and they just don't know what it is. I've gotten tested for STDs and such, and don't have any. It's was itchy and didn't hurt. Now it... Read more »

Am I Infected?!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...slowly (I used hydrocortisone today and it seems to already be helping). Am I infected? My mind is telling me that I have had thrush (on the tonsils only?), erythematous candidiasis and seborrheic dermatitis. My rational side is saying that... Read more »