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Chronic Thrush Treatment

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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...changes in medications. Smoking and Opportunistic Infections People with HIV disease who smoke are more likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, see Fact Sheet 515 ) For women, smoking can increase the risk and severity of infection...
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Just tested Poz. low lymph question

Hi, I just tested Poz last week after having low WBC of 4500 and Low ABS Lymphs at .06 UL and 13%. I am very concerened because my doctor said based on the test results my counts are not that low and I should wait a month to get my CD4 and Vir Load....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...not clear whether this is acute infection or chronic infection that has gone undiagnosed for some time. You need to get the thrush treated and likely will need to start HIV treatment. Read more »

Possible PEP side effect or something worse?

I am in my fourth week of PEP treatment (Combid 300). Approximately 3 weeks after possible exposure, I got a an oral yeast infection. I also have a small blotch on my chest which sometimes appears. Are these both signs of sero-conversion? Or could...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Thrush can certainly be a sign of reduced immunity, but it also happens in people with no chronic diseases and on no medications, so Read more »

Treatment Limbo...

I can't say it enough. Thank you all so much for answering our questions time and time again, even while often repeating yourselves. Knowing you guys aren't giving up on us, which seems to happen in many of the other forums, really keeps me...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I agree with you, lots of virus over a long period of time can not be a good thing. I'd follow the counts for a few more months to see how they trend. If the viral load stays high and the CD4 in the 300-450 range, I'd consider therapy - especially... Read more »

My endocrinologist may have found out why some get thrush and other symptoms at high CD4 levels and low VL's

I am one of those people who has full blown thrush with a high CD4 count (>800), plus nonstop geographic tongue and angular cheilitis.I never got an answer from any physician or from my HIV doctor...everyone ID specialist just said all or part of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I have also seen very rare patients that have thrush and angular chelitis (erosions and cracking of the skin at the corners of the mouth) despite good CD4 counts. I can't say that Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 fight them off or... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
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question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...specialist of ear nose and throat at Mesonic called Dr. Freidman. I think i need my tonsils out which is the solution if this is chronic. The scientific name for this cheese condition is tonsillolithiasis. I hadn't heard about it until... Read more »

thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can somebody tell me if thrush is painful especially after eating? Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...about 18 months ago i got real sick (could not get out of bed sick) I even had to sell my business. I had sever fatigue, oral thrush, new moles and freckles, lost about 10 lbs, night sweats,fungal rash, periodontal cavities, white sores on side... Read more »