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Candidiasis Vulvovaginal Bacteria Vaginosis

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...medications. Strengthening your immune system by taking combination aniretroviral therapy (ART) is the best way to prevent an outbreak of candidiasis. How Is It Treated? A healthy immune system keeps candida in balance. Bacteria normally found in the body also help control it. Some antibiotics kill these helpful bacteria and cause an outbreak of candidiasis. Treating candidiasis will not get rid of the yeast, but will keep it under...
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atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate receiving your kind response on why I keep getting recurring bacterial vaginosis almost monthly now. I have been on atripla for two years and each time my Dr...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...To my knowledge Atripla use doesn't lead to increased risk for bacerial vaginosis which can be a challenge to treat in some patients. Restoring normal vaginal flora with active culture yogurt or other interventions Read more »

Recurring Becteria Vaginosis

Dear Dr, I am on Atripla now for over two years. I started having a relationship since Oct last year and I have been repeatedly getting BV. my viral load is undetectable and CD4 is over 400. I have been on metranidazole suppositories but it keeps...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Recurrent bacterial vaginosis can be a challenge to treat in some women even in the general (HIV-) population. Often local factors such as bacterial flora/pH/use Read more »


Estimado doctor. A consecuencia de unas molestias en el parato urinario, me fue diagnosticado en semen una bacteria (S. aureus). Segn el medico no se trata de una ETS, sino de una infeccin normal. tiene algo ver esta infeccin con las infecciones...


Hola Dr. Hace un mes el gastroenterologo me diagnostico una bacteria en el estomago y me dio tratamiento con antibioticos en total eran 6 antibioticos diarios por 2 semanas, luego de eso, senti molestias(picor) Vaginal y el Ginecologo me diagnostico...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico efecto de los antibiticos en el intestino y en la vagina, ya que cambia el ambiente de crecimiento y se proliferan otras bacterias y hongos. No tiene nada que ver con VIH. Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

... sexually, but Candida overgrowth of the vulva and vagina may be spread through sexual activity. Symptoms of vulvovaginal candidiasis include a thick, white, lumpy discharge with a yeasty odor. Women may also... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...candidiasis. This fungus is normally found in small amounts in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In a healthy person, other bacteria and the immune system keep it from becoming a problem. However, a weak immune system makes it easier... Read more »
The Well Project


...of the flu Tuberculosis (TB) TB often occurs as a lung infection, but can affect virtually any organ of the body. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes TB, can spread when a person with active TB disease coughs, sneezes or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...Sheet 508 . Malaria is common in the developing world. It is more common and more severe in people with HIV infection. Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC or MAI) is a bacterial infection that can cause recurring fevers, general sick... Read more »
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Candidiasis, aver si me sacas de la duda dani.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dani, tengo entendido ke la candidiasis es una infeccion muy comun que no tieen ke estar relacionada forzosamente con el vih, ahora bien, es normal desarrollar candidiais un paciente 4 meses despues de la relacion de riesgo ( contando con que... Read more »

Manifestaciones Clinicas del VIH

Posted by romantico, 1 Reply
... - Herpes zoster - Signos de uso de drogas endovenosas - Candidiasis orofarngea - Candidiasis vulvovaginal recurrente Ligeramente asociadas con infeccin por VIH - linfadenopata ... Read more »


Posted by jose_luis_perez, 3 Replies
creen que si me hago las pruebas despues de una practica de sexo oral insertivo puedo dar positivo???????????????? Read more » be or not to be....

Posted by soimnotalone, 1 Reply
...I presented this question to "the experts" at the, but I was wondering was there anyone else that was/is on anti-bacteria meds, and considered buying "bacteria pills" to help restore bacteria in your body? did/would you buy it ...what... Read more »