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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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Dr Bob's Divine Sentence - "We could stop HIV cold in its tracks!"

Dear Dr Bob, I just write to express my heartfelt "thank you" for your definitive (and kind) answer to my question, "What exactly is mycoplasma?" dated Feb 3, 2010. Your answer addressed my irrational fears, and also I hope, of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Devotee,Many thanks for your very kind comments! They are warmly appreciated! Be well!Dr. BobWhat exactly is mycoplasma? Feb 3, 2010Dear Dr Bob, I was one who asked you the questions titled "Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry... Read more »

Itchy Dry Facial, Chest and hands

I have extremely dry itchy skin around my face, and chest and arms. I am on lamivudine efavirenz tenofovir, I started treatment last year in Sept. My viral load is low and I am healthy. I take my meds at night (not always at the same exact time,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Rashes as you describe can be extremely frustrating to manage. Rashes are common in HIV+ patients. It is possible that the rash may be due to one of your HIV medications in which case a planned switch to an alternative regimen may be considered. In... Read more »

hiv related chest pain

why do patients with hiv sufer from chest pains...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Patients with HIV can get chest pain from many of the same causes as the general populations (such as angina/heart pain, esophageal pain, chest wall pain and many others). For some of those conditions the risk may be higher than in the general... Read more »

hiv positive w/ herpes in chest

Last May I started having problems eating. I would get horrible chest pains. It got to the point where I couldn't even drink water. I was put in the hospital and then they found out that I have herpes in my chest. It's not in my mouth or...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
It sounds like you have had herpes in your esophagus, the swallowing tube that runs through your chest to your stomach. It is not common, but not rare, to have it show up only in the esophagus, and I know that it is very painful and debilitating. As... Read more »
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a tenacious cold?

Posted by pozartistsd, 2 Replies
Hi all... I just caught some kind of bug from one of my family members when i was visiting. I had a flu shot but still got some kind of flu/cold like illness, more like a cold actually. I was worried for about a week since i only have around 300... Read more »

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Check this out:

http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&id=48209&category_id=0

The doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+... Read more »

constant cold

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
Hi friends...
I have had a chest cold with a barky cough for almost 3 weeks now, I am miserable. It scares me that my immune system can't seem to fight this off. The cough is so loud...
I think I am going to finally go for my 8 month conclusive since... Read more »

Chest

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello

20 yr old male here...wanted to try something new and shave my chest lol (feels weird when you put a shirt on!). I got razor burn bumps on my chest about 2-3 days afterwards. Can this cause a node to swell in the armpit????

PS..and just for my... Read more »