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Does Eating Fruits Help Heal Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more...
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Vitamin C and its effects

Hi,I would like to inquire about the intake of the daily supplement of Vitamin C and its effect on the HIV virus.Recently, I read an article from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center entitled "High Levels of Vitamin C Prove Toxic to HIV"....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2007Why is nutrition important?Nutrition is important for everyone because food gives our bodies the nutrients they need to stay healthy, grow, and work properly. Foods are made up of six classes of nutrients, each with its own special role in... Read more »

grapefurit and atripila not juice fruit eating sid effects??

can u eat grapefruit when taking atripila??
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Usually OK to eat grapefruit while taking Atripla (grapefruit more of a concern if taking a protease inhibitor based regimen). Would inform you provider so Read more »

recurring thrush

Hai am 40 years and been taking atripla for 9months now with no problems, my cd4 is now 560 from 229. Am having recurring thrush, could it be the side effects of atripla? Please help or diet. What should I do. Am eating well taking lots water n...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Atripla does not cause thrush. Peristent low CD4 cell counts and oral health issues can contribute to ongoing problems with thrush. Use of antibiotics can also contribute to candida problems in that setting. Read more »

Just Tested Poz but have Thrush Already - Help

I was recently infected about 75 days ago and tested positive this week. Within 2 weeks I develop thrush and long bout of diarrahea and the trush treatment from my doc is is not working (Ny or Cloz). I no longer have acute symptoms (flu symptoms)...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...patients may rarely experience infections that would otherwise occur much later in the course of untreated HIV infection. The thrush you are experiencing may be a manifestation of this usually transient decline in CD4 count. Oral thrush is not... Read more »
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Native American/Alaska Native Traditional Healing

... What Is Native American Traditional Healing? Who Would Benefit From Traditional Healing? How Does Traditional Healing Interact With Western Medicine? The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

...or cachexia. Wasting can kill you. If you lose more than 5% of your body weight, it could be a sign of wasting. Talk to your health care provider. Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV First, eat more . Extra muscle weight will help you... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...progressing to a more severe stage. Candidiasis outbreaks can be frequent, can cause great discomfort and can add to the decline of health in HIV disease. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth, throat, windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also... Read more »
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thrush??, please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i do not want to sound stupid or ignorant, but how you know you have oral trush??? i drink lots of coffee( cream&sugar) i found myself today witha yellowish tongue, use a napkin to clean it and turn yellowish. there is no sores, or anything... Read more »

thrush??, please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i do not want to sound stupid or ignorant, but how you know you have oral trush??? i drink lots of coffee( cream&sugar) i found myself today witha yellowish tongue, use a napkin to clean it and turn yellowish. there is no sores, or anything... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello Every morning when I wake up I have white patches on the tip of my tounge. Im not sure wheather its geo tounge or thrush. As the day goes on it wears away after eating and drinking. It leaves red irritated areas where it was, and is always... Read more »

thrush & ars? help

Posted by user123
...one lymph node in that pit swollen. I have read that during ARS it is common to have multiple nodes swollen? Not just one? thrush....had been on medication for another problem & experienced some white coating on my tongue. From everything I... Read more »