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Does A Person Who Has Hiv Get A Lot Of Vaginal Yeast Infections

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...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 but gets recurrent vaginal yeast infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina, labia, or anal area and thick, curd-like vaginal discharge HIV-positive women often...
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Not your usual "symptoms question" (NATURAL HISTORY OF HIV, 2009)

I will proudly donate for a simple answer. I'm studying more about HIV since my friend got recently diagnosed. I'm confused about one topic...symptoms.Am I understanding this correctly.. First someone would get ARS (Which is 2-4 weeks after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms, including generalized swollen lymph nodes, may be present during this period. Also common medical conditions, such as vaginal yeast infections, herpes and/or shingles, may occur more frequently or with greater severity during this... Read more »

persistent vaginal yeast infection

I have a problem! I don't know what it is. I have taken antibiotics for bacterial infection and I have this white discharge that is grainy The doctor told me I did not have any yeast but to me it looks like it never goes away. Normally my body...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Persistent/recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be a sign of HIV, but they can also occur in HIV-s and in other diseases such as diabetes. Sometimes, if a vaginal yeast Read more »

yeastie girl

In order to start seeing symptoms of HIV,such as a vaginal yeast infection wouldn't that mean that my immune system is starting to weaken? How common is that within a time frame of 6 months after exposure? Also I thought the only time you see...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Vaginal yeast infections are common in the general population. In HIV infected women they are more common and often harder to treat. Vaginal yeast infections Read more »

DR. Wohl i thank you so much for your time!

Hi Dr. Wohl..thanks for answering my question, sorry to bother you but i am still a little confused I asked about vaginal yeast infections and you described thrush in the mouth. Is it the same thing. My question was as follows. Begging to get an...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Hi-Sorry for any confusion. The case is similar for vaginal yeast infections as it is for oral thrush. The immune system deficiency that occurs with HIV infection takes time to manifest. It is extremely Read more »
Articles
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...200 mg of fluconazole per week as prophylaxis in 323 HIV positive women showed a 50% reduction in the incidence of thrush and vaginal yeast infections. Back to CRIA Update Spring 98 Contents Page Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...rare, it is life-threatening. The most common places for infection are in the mouth and vagina. Recurrent and difficult to treat vaginal yeast infections are a sign of HIV disease progression in women. This publication focuses on systemic... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...mucosal candidiasis in 323 HIV-positive women (abstract 103.2). Use of fluconazole cut in half the incidence of oral/throat and vaginal yeast infections (see also Treatment Issues , June/July 1996 ). The effect of fluconazole on esophageal... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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ongoing symptoms

Posted by hopfullindy, 2 Replies
I tested neg at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have been treated for an std from this exposure and have just recently been told that I have herpes. I have on going symptoms such as vaginal yeast infection, yeast in my esophagus, and I have now... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...acsess test today. What scares me the most I wasn't even thinking about HiV or hepc at time of exposure didn;t find out the person was + until late january. then I thought back 3 weeks after had huge non-tender lymph nodes neck, sorethroat,... Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 »

I was abused by my father

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...performed oral on him. Never kissed or anything like that. I got married two yrs back & since then I am repeateadly having vaginal yeast infections. I trust my husband & am 100% sure that he doesnt have any problem. I have been treated for... Read more »