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...most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina
Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed...
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Can Hepatitis be transmitted from 'homebrew' steroids? These are produced via turning the testosterone powder into oil etc.Benzyl alcohol is sometimes used.
Never heard of this but will simply say that viral hepatitis needs exposure to blood. However, there is drug induced hepatitis, and any drug can do that, although some are more likely than others. Read more »
hi Barbara, I have been hiv+ and HBV Chronic for 8 years and started Truvada and Kaletra last year in June. MY viral loads are undetectable, my liver functions back to normal and my T-cells are at 700. My Cholesterol is going up though and we're...
...I would definitely advise you NOT to take steroids
can cause reactivation of HBV infection and do harm to your liver. HBV "flares" are caused by a resurgence of virus Read more »
What causes constant yeast infections in women with Hiv and is it possible for hiv negative women to have this same problem?
...antibiotics (which kill off helpful bacteria) and steroids
(such as cortisone or prednisone) will also increase the rate of vaginal
in both HIV infected and uninfected women. Vaginal
are also seen in HIV- women.... Read more »
I am a 28 year old female with only one sexual partner. I have not had oral, anal, or vaginal sex since Jan. 14, 1997. (I never used needles.) After this date (1997), I was tested three times (April, JUne and August of 1997) all negative. In 1998, I...
, asthma inhalers and uncontrolled diabetes. In your message you stated that you had several bouts with sinus infections
(I can relate as I am in the middle of an incredibly bad sinus infection myself!), which required the use of... Read more »
Other sexually transmitted infections
commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vagino
sis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these... Read more »
...spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal
fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The... Read more »
...body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal
sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get... Read more »
... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal
Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections
Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Read more »
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A girlfriend of mine cheated on me, but did not have sex with her, she told me that they only kissed, well she also went swimming with this other girl and they switched bathing suits bottoms, she was telling me she was concerned because in less than... Read more »
...last time, so I hope everyone can respond this time please! I'm really worried! How risky is it to have precum rubbed in the vaginal
area, but not inserted directly into the vagina
? I mean, it was foreplay before actual sex with a condom, but... Read more »
...Hi, Could anybody give me some information about cycles of steroids
. I would like to put on weight, and I think this is the only way. Thanks Read more »
...could a woman have yeast infections
and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections
that would never require treatment Read more »