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Effect Of Yeast On Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...progression, and lower CD4 cell counts, than men with equivalent viral loads Women are more likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to develop Kaposi's sarcoma or KS (a cancer-like disease caused by a herpesvirus) Women tend to be...
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atripla and red yeast rice

can you take red yeast rice for my high cholestor with atripla and cialis
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...lovastatin which can result in an increased risk for adverse effects. Recommend careful monitoring as well as making sure your HIV specialist is aware of the use of red yeast extract. KH Read more »

Oral yeast

If you have oral yeast and take an Elisa test way after the window period when you are first diagnosed with it will you get an accurate result?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...The presence of oral yeast should not have an effect on an Elisa test. FYI, oral yeast is a commensal organism, which is present in approximately sixty Read more »

Yeast!!!

I was treated with Microgel vaginal gel for bacterial vaginosis. I had to repeat it in a week because it didn't clear it up the first time. After the 2nd time I developed a vaginal yeast infection and oral yeast infection. Could this medication...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...(blood) effects, it certainly can get into other compartments of the body including the blood. You do not state if you have HIV, diabetes or are on other immunosuppressive agents, all of which can contribute to getting yeast infections. It is not... Read more »

systemic candida

Thank you for answering my question. I have been HIV+ for 3 years. My viral load has been undetectable since I started my meds in May 2003, (combivir/viramune) and my T-cell count was 247 in May 2006. I had a flu that manifested itself in the form...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Use of antibiotics can promote growth of yeast in some situations and yeast/fungi can cause sinus infections in some patients. Diflucan is generally effective against Candida Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...effect of antiretroviral therapy on clinical manifestations. AIDS 20(7):1051-1058. October 2005. Gynecological conditions and HIV/AIDS. The Body. Retrieved from www.thebody.com/content/art5000.html on July 21, 2006. Levine AM, Berhane K,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy Read more »
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scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...I had unprotected sex with my ex in Jan. In April I took and hiv test and it came back negative. In March I had unprotected sex with my new boyfriend and had to be treated for bv. I went back Read more »

yeast

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know if stress can cause a vaginal yeast infection? I have stopped reading symptoms on the internet, as they are just fueling my anxiety, but now.. all of the sudden, Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Read the latest health news here. Updated regularly. Vote for this Site! Women's Conditions / Candida Albicans (Yeast) written by Dr. Gary Farr Last Updated February, 24, 2002 POST FIRST COMMENT! Page: 2 Candida Albicans is a... Read more »