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Curing Esophageal Candidiasis

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Ask the Experts

What Is Candida esophagitis?

What is candida esophogitis? What syptoms occur? And do all hiv pos get it?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Candida esophagitis is a yeast infection of the lining of the esophagus. Not all HIV+ get this, but it is one of the most common OIs. Symptoms Read more »

SYMPTOMS OF CANDIDA ESOPHAGITIS

Dear Dr. Feinberg,Could you please provide me the symptoms of candida in the esophagus (i.e, fever,... Read more »

candida esophagitis/ARS

Dr Feinberg, Is candida esophagitis a symptom of ARS or does it normally come later in HIV... Read more »
Articles
Women Alive

Candida Esophagitis

...An infection frequently underestimated in HIV infected women, is Candida esophagitis, (a yeast infection in the esophagus). It is closely related to thrush (a yeast infection in the throat) and Candida vaginitis Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up. In rare cases, bad ulcers can rupture the esophagus. Esophageal candidiasis can spread, or disseminate, into the stomach and intestines. Because esophageal candidiasis can... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...prescription oral anti-fungal drugs Alternative treatment: Acidophilus (in supplements or yogurt) Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) that are considered... Read more »
Connect With Others

esophageal candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »

Crazy again

Posted by crazy_person
...exactly like OHL from the pictures I've seen online. Plus, I've developed peripheral neuropathy and have been diagnosed with candida esophagitis and molluscum contagiosum. Is it possible that I have a rare strain of HIV that is not being picked... Read more »

Mouth & Oesophagus Candidiasis - Signs & Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FREAKING OUT AGAIN! Please, people, does anybody know how to tell normal white tongue from candidiasis????? Also, does anybody know the symptoms of GULLET (OESOPHAGUS) CANDIDIASIS? Is it simply a "lump" in the throat kind of feeling? I have a... Read more »

hey jackie_blue

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
...On Nov. 26 2001 I had anal sex with an HIV+ male without protection. 3 days later I had fever and in my effort to vomit I got oesophageal candidiasis (which was treated later with Sporanox). I went to the hospital. On Dec. 10 2001 I was found HIV... Read more »