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Candidiasis Vaginal

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed...
Ask the Experts

treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Optimizing medications for HIV can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole by mouth is Read more »


...Tengo 6 oas siendo VIH+, hece unos dias tuve candidiasis vaginal, pero para mi sorpresa solo fue un dia y desaparecio sin medicamento alguno. Habra sido realmente CANDIDIASIS, o no?
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
...Probablemente no. La candidiasis vaginal se presenta como pequeas placas blancas en las paredes vaginales e incremento de secreciones vaginales blanquecinas, a veces Read more »

Asustado por la informacion

...Hola doctor mi pregunta es si el flujo vaginal o la candidiasis vaginal son signos y/o sintomas de hiv, dado que mi pareja suele padecerlos con frecuencia , y no toma antibioticos.Podria aclarar un
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
... La candidiasis vaginal recurrente sin ningun otro atenuante (diabetes, antibioticos , quimioterapia, desordenes hormonales,etc) pudiese ser importante Read more »

can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red wart-looking things...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Vaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management Read more »
Proyecto Inform

La Candidiasis Vaginal

... En inglés (in English) Causa Diagnóstico Tratamiento Tratamiento de la Candidiasis Vaginal Prevención de la Candidiasis Vaginal Consejos Para la Prevención Práctica La Alimentación Como Forma de Prevención...Prevención... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...lining of the mucous membranes in the esophagus, intestines, vagina, throat and lungs. Oral candidiasis (thrush) or recurrent vaginal candidiasis (vaginitis, yeast infection) is an early sign of weakening of the immune system. The prevalence of... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some information, Read more »

The Body, Janis, o quien sepa

Posted by guillepampa
...pasarle la ua, queda todo esto en mi dedo, y lamentablemente es muy parecido a algo cremoso. Adems he estado con chicas con candidiasis vaginal,(que es muy comn), y parece ser parecida la sustancia. Esto es saburra lingual???? SI son 2 cosas... Read more »

otra vex

Posted by Anonymous
...Igual mi prueba fueba los 8 o 9 meses. Una pregunta, aunque vergonzoza pero con respeto. Puede darse el caso de una chica con candidiasis vaginal(se que eso es comn), y al hacerle sexo oral lgicamente se contagie mi lengua???? Por favor tomenme... Read more »

regreso el miedo!!! Ayuda the body o quien pueda

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola a todos, pues les cuento que el Lunes pasado fui por mis resultados de la prueba de VIH despues de 60 dias de la situacion de riesgo, el resultado fue Negativo, esto me dio un descanso y un alivio inimaginable, crei que ya la habia librado y me... Read more »