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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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c spine MRI numbness/tingling

hi doc,i wrote before with neuropathy concerns i was on atripla, then doctor switched me to isentress/prezista/norvir. feet started getting better, but im still having what i consider flare-ups where my feet will burn/tingle up my calves will have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Still seems unlikely that either the HIV or your prior HIV regimen was the sole cause of your symptoms so continuing to look for another cause seens worthwhile. Cost of MRI scnas are generally way overpriced in US but still can be usefull to see if... Read more »

he bit my lip while kissing.. hiv? :L

2 years ago I kissed this guy that I was later told was most likely HIV positive. While kissing me he had bit my lip and although since then I have kissed other people, I have had swollen lymph nodes and am beginning to wonder whether or not I may...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are fine! You cannot get HIV from kissing.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through... Read more »

hiv/hep c risk from possible blood on eyes/lips?

Hi I have a question regarding risk of transmission. I was at work and taking the blood sugar of a patient who was hepatitis c positive with a history of drug use. The lancet you put blood on on the accu dose got stuck a little behind the patients...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds <b>highly unlikely</b> that anything got in your eyes/lips that you didn't notice. Besides, you would've needed a significant amount of fluid (which really doesn't sound like it... Read more »

LIP & HIV+ Son

Hi,My 3yr old son tested positive about a month ago. His symptons include poor growth and LIP. He coughs, most often in spasms until he throws up, and then gets some relief. The specific triggers for the coughs are hard laughs and crying - at...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Does the vomitting occur only after the coughing spasms? If so, I would recommend that you continue to work with your child's care provider to try to control the coughing. Sometimes children vomit after medications because they don't like... Read more »