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Correlation Between Candidiasis And Addictions

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AIDS InfoNet

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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I'm Addicted to Donating...I Hope You're Addicted to Giving Answers!

THIS IS MY LAST E-MAIL THAT I NEED RESPONDED TO. I WILL NOT WASTE YOUR TIME ANYMORE. I gave you back symptoms in my last e-mail in regarads to "How About a Lottery Ticket If You Answer My Question". Well, this involved the oral with NGU. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. Nope.2. Acute Retroviral Syndrome symptoms generally become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection.3. Physically, yes; psychologically, I'm not so sure.4. Ratchet your worry level down multiple notches!Dr. BobHow About a... Read more »

addictive hiv meds. ?

are there any other anti-viral hiv medication that has the potenial to become addictive and therefore would have withdrawal side effects? I see Atripla does. thanks bob
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
What??None of the HIV medications have either addictive potential or symptoms of withdrawal when stopped.BY Read more »

Addicted to prostitutes

Dear Dr Robert, thank you for the great work. Here in Uganda, Africa we appreciate your work.Am 27 years old male. Evry time am free I think about fucking a prostitute. I think am addicted. I have had penetrative vaginal sex with many prostitutes on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...multiple partners recommend routine STD and HIV screening every six months.Counseling is usually the best way to confront any addiction or need for a behavioral change. I'd suggest you try this first.Thank you for your donation to the Robert... Read more »

Exercise and Chemical Addiction.

Does physical activity stimulate the production of chemical endorphins in addiction patients? I know the chemical production of certain mood stabilizing chemical natural to the body is reduced and even stopped during during active addiction in...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Tom, I would suggest that you search medline for articles about this. Physical exercise has many benefits and there is some data about endorphin release. I don't know anything about this in recovering addicts. You can look it up! Good luck! DTD 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

Smoking and HIV

...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... 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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HIV Positive boyfriend who is a drug addict...

Posted by Carrie, 6 Replies
Hello. First off I want to say I'm glad there is a bulletin board for these subjects and appriciate everyone who posts and comments. My name is Carrie and I am 27 years old. My boyfriend, Phillip, who is HIV positive and is almost 34 years old was... Read more »

My blog about hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction

Posted by RicksWorld
...Hi, I'd like to invite anyone who suffers with hiv/aids, hcv, alcoholism, addiction, or homelessness to join me at my blog, http://ricksworld411.blogspot.com or contact me at ricksworld411@yahoo.com. I live Read more »

SUPPORT for opiate dependence/addiction

Posted by Carol_S
Hi everyone....really nice place you have here. Don't want to intrude, just wanted to leave my link in case anyone needed some support/help/info. We are a support org/website for those addicted or dependent on opiates for any reason....from... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »