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Candidiasis Uti Treatment

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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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Caught UTI :-(

Hello Doc Thanks for this wonderful forum. I really admire your work and just love how cool you are with everything in life. I wish i was the same! My problem starts here. I had one sexual encounter with a WL when i was single almost 2 years ago ....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Admirer,Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common ailments and can be caused by a variety of pathogens. You should be evaluated by your doctor to ascertain Read more »

please respond

hi doc i just wanna know would thrush be found in urine?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...cultures for Candida in several settings but not as part of oropharyngeaal candidiasis. Some time patients can have true fungal urinary tract infections from Candida (occasionally seen indiabetic patients); patients with candidemia can have a... Read more »

UTI

I been on HIV meds for about 4 years now.I have noticed that i have been frequent UTIs and my doctor does not think that it is because of my meds. I am on Norvir, Combivir, and Reyataz. We ran so many tests and i have had countless CT scans done...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...multiple potential explanations for your problem; but the most important question to answer is: are you really having recurrent urinary tract infections? 0r are you just developing bacteria in your urine (asymptomatic bacteriuria). Both of these... Read more »

I convinced my body I had HIV

I have been through the "ringer" this past week. I actually convinced myself I had HIV and in response, my body started showing syptoms. I got a urinary tract infection after vigorous protected sex and went to the ER to get medication. The doctor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO and congratulations!Another case of "symptoms" miraculously resolving once the HIV test result turns out to be negative. Gosh, I just love miracles! Don't you?Stay safe. Stay well.Dr. Bob 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

Echinacea

...at a time. What Are the Benefits of Echinacea? The major use of echinacea is to treat colds and flu. It is also used for urinary tract infections, skin wounds that aren't healing well, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. ... 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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...Palmar/plantar erythema = red hands and feet Concentration difficulties Shortness of breath Chronic cough Night sweats Weight loss Urinary tract infections and so on. Some times also opportunistic infections like candida You should think about... Read more »

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

urinary tract infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i have had constant uti's for a yr now they go away with antibiotics then as soon as i finish the pills it is back is uti's common in late hiv Read more »

Being Happy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Who ever said living was easy wasnt very realistic. And Im not trying to sound bitter. Living is simply THE EXPERIENCE and those who still have the chance must seek for meaning rather than just keep complaining all the time. Ive been reading some... Read more »