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CD4 & refractory candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous
Is there a strong correlation between CD4 and candida infections? If I can get my CD4 really high (say 1500) is there a chance my body will fight the infection off by itself? (because I'm resistant to all the meds)

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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 feeling... Read more »

ALGUIEN QUE SEPA DE CANDIDIASIS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Tengo una gran congestin nasal y del pecho, acompaada de tos, y ya llevo ms de un mes con esto. Por las noches respiro totalmente por la boca, y amanezco con ella seca, cual arena del desierto, y creo que es por no respirar por la nariz. La lengua... Read more »

Anyone went directly to aids defining symptoms?

Posted by Brickwall, 2 Replies
Is there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?

I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..

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definately thrush!!

Posted by uhohblita, 5 Replies
After terrible bouts of bed sheet soaking night sweats, i woke up and definately had thrush!! small white patches in back of mouth and under tongue.. and terrible taste in mouth.. what is going on?!?!
for a reminder, i've had multiple elisa's neg at... Read more »
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Erythematous Candidiasis - Maybe?

Does erythematous candidiasis manifest as splotches that wander around your tongue. I frequently get painless splotches that will appear in one place, go away and then re-appear somewhere else. They are usually on the sides of my tongue but once...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
It is possible for erythematous candidiasis to present anywhere in the oral cavity, but there is a strong predilection for this manifestation to appear on the dorsal surface (top) of the tongue and/or the hard or soft palates (roof of the mouth).... Read more »

oral candidiasis

is oral candidiasis an AIDS-DEFINING opportunistic infection?...
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
NO. Only if the diagnosis establishes esophageal or pulmonary (lung)candidiasis.... Read more »

Candidiasis?

Dear Dr. Reznik,I'm writing to you from Germany. 3 years ago I developed a sore throat, I went to my doctor and he diagnosed me with pharyngitis. This went on for a few weeks; I had been prescribed with a medication. But it didn't help. I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear R.The TV show you saw is accurate as candidiasis or thrush can be a sign of HIV infection. There are numerous reasons why a person can develop candidiasis such as uncontrolled diabetes, use of systemic broad spectrum antibiotics or steroids or... Read more »

O.I's that are AIDS Defining Illnesses

Hi my name is Portia Duff and I am a Public Health Trainer/Educator with the HIV/STD Prevention program for my state. A question that keeps coming up in my trainings and presentations is are there any new diseases that are O.I's that with the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The OIs listed in the 1993 CDC are the ones that are considered AIDS-defining by the US Public Health Service. If, at some point in the future, some other illness was highly associated with thedevelopment of AIDS, then revision of that definition... Read more »
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Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

A poster at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC presented data from the US HOPS study (1994-2006) that showed HAART and preventive therapies have greatly reduced and stabilized the rates of AIDS-defining opportunistic conditions... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a person ashaving AIDS if she or he is living with HIV (HIV+) and has a CD4 cell count of 200 or less. The CDC has also developed a list of morethan 20 opportunisticinfections (OIs),... Read more »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Fungal Infections: Candidiasis

Antifungal Prophylaxis: The results of the Community Programs forResearch on AIDS (CPCRA) study of weekly fluconazole prophylaxis were reported.In this study 323 women with CD4 counts Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal... Read more »