Does Penile Yeast Infection Indicate Hiv

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Penile yeast infection

Hello Dr. Bob, I know that an unprotected Blow job only caries a very small risk, however, it has been about 8 months since, I tested negative at 5 weeks, (meaningless), and now I have a penile yeast infection (confirmed by my doctor). It comes and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are correct: Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very slight risk of acquiring HIV. Regarding your recurrent penileyeast infection, this isolated condition is not worrisome for HIV disease or other types of immune deficiency. Since it... Read more »

Thank you and fungal recurrence question

Dr. Bob,I work in the medical industry and therefore know MANY wonderful physicians. You however... Read more »

yeast infection

I've been HIV pos for 11 years now, on HAART and I have had great results... undetectable viral... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...chemotherapy to stress and depression -- can also cause or worsen candidiasis. Infection in the Vagina Vaginal candidiasis, called yeast infection or vaginitis, is an infection of the vulva and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick,... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...No Scabies Parasite No No No Syphilis Bacteria No Yes No 10 Trichomonas Parasite No No No Yeast infection 11 Fungi No No No Some of the opportunistic diseases linked to HIV/AIDS are cancers.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...fluconazole once aweek or placebo. After a median follow-up period of 29 months, fluconazolereduced the risk of at least one yeast infection of the mouth and vagina by44 percent. The drug reduced the risk of oral candidiasis by 50 percentand... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...clindamycin (Cleocin). BV may recur after initial treatment. Candidiasis Candidiasis, commonly known as a "yeast infection," is an overgrowth of the Candida albicans fungus, or occasionally other Candida ... Read more »
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