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Esophageal Thrush

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Resistant esophageal thrush

Hi Dr. Bob,I have no question but reinforcement of your testing mantra. Any FDA approved HIV test beats symptoms every time. I am a phlebotomist had a needle stick unreported 8 years ago. The nurse taking the patients history said he was fine and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story.Dr. Bob Read more »


I am 32 and have been + for roung 4 years. my cd4 count stays areoun 4-5 hundred, viral load... Read more »

how to diagnose candida esophagitis?

Would a culture for thrush also determine candida esophogitis? Read more »
Women Alive

Candida Esophagitis

...An infection frequently underestimated in HIV infected women, is Candida esophagitis, (a yeast infection in the esophagus). It is closely related to thrush (a yeast infection in the throat) and Candida vaginitis Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...prescription oral anti-fungal drugs Alternative treatment: Acidophilus (in supplements or yogurt) Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom 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... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...esophagus may become partly blocked by coatings and spots that build up. In rare cases, bad ulcers can rupture the esophagus. Esophageal candidiasis can spread, or disseminate, into the stomach and intestines. Because esophageal candidiasis can... Read more »
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another worried noob

Posted by littlecontinent, 2 Replies
...seroconvert? I have had some very minor infections and stuff since then, and right now I have a sore throat which makes me worry about esophageal thrush...I know it sounds stupid, or at least I hope it does... Read more »

update - to the original 8

Posted by une_fille, 4 Replies
...that causes ulcers) and acid reflux. i am now on antibiotics and i feel GREAT!!!! what a relief to find out that it wasn't esophageal thrush!!! i'll let you all know what happens on friday...keep in mind my 5-month was neg!! wish me luck and... Read more »

Freaking OUt

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Almost 3 1/2 Years ago I cheated on my wife. ( I was addicted to drugs and wasn't myself) I have been clean for 3 years and up until recently had been enjoying my life. Now my wife has gotten a yeast infection that did not respond to OTC medicine... Read more »

esophageal candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »