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Cutaneous Candidiasis Under Breast

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Systemic Candidiasis

...swallowing painful, people may not eat enough and lose weight if it's not treated promptly. Infection of the Skin Candida can infect skin in the armpits, groin (including the scrotum and tip of the penis in men) and under the breasts. This is called cutaneous candidiasis. Infection can also occur around burns, cuts or catheters. It causes a bright red uneven eruption in the folds of skin. This may be coated by a white, wrinkled layer...
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Increased breast size in men- Can surgery take care of that?

I plan to have the surgery but am concerned that it will return and I will need surgery again down the road? Should I take an estrogen blocker afterwards to prevent return of this horrid condition or is that unnecessary? Thanks for your time in...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...If the surgeon removes all breast gland tissue, it should not return again. But if you are using testosterone, it is a good thing to keep your estradiol down Read more »

breast milk

can a man get hiv from sucking on a womans breast and she has breast milk in them and he suck out some of it in his mouth?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...It is possible to become infected by swallowing breast milk if the woman is HIV infected.BJ Read more »

breast cancer and HIV

Any information regarding greater risks for breast cancer or breast cancer disease progression on women with HIV?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware of any increased risk of breast cancer in HIV infected women. JLS. Read more »

breast milk

what are the risks of transmission through small amount of breast milk?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Breast milk is known to be a vector for transmission among infants who breastfeed from an HIV infected woman. There is no evidence to Read more »
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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...during pregnancy or delivery. This is called "vertical transmission." A baby can also be infected by drinking an infected woman's breast milk. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on pregnancy. How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? Unless... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...be the most common feature of lipo. Fat deposits can show up in the stomach, the back of the neck (a "buffalo hump"), the breasts (in both men and women) or other areas. Metabolic changes can include increases in blood fats or lactic acid. ... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

... How Do Babies Get AIDS? How Can We Prevent Infection of Newborns? Breastfeeding How Do We Know if a Newborn Is Infected? What About the Mother's Health? The Bottom Line How Do Babies Get Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Contact with a woman's breast

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...All: A few weeks ago I had oral contact with the breasts of woman of unknown status. It wasn't rough nor did I do it for a prolonged period of time. Just some light sucking. Hope this Read more »

breast milk

Posted by Anonymous
...I'm wondering if transmission is possible in this manner. I masturbated to a woman's exposed breasts. I noticed a small amount of breast milk had secreted from her breast. When I was finished, she took a towel, wiped her breast Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings Read more »