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Food Plan For Thrush Sufferers

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...treatment, and care. PEPFAR targets counseling and testing to people at high risk of HIV infection. This includes tuberculosis patients and women who might transmit HIV to their children. Drug Approval To support PEPFAR, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed a way to ensure that medications are safe and effective. Products "tentatively approved" under PEPFAR cannot be sold in the US if that would conflict with the patent...
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CMV, Thrush and CD4 of 60

I wrote in around a week ago and received a response telling me what we expected. There are some new developments. The doctors originally thought my sister inlaw had cmv and toxo. They are now calling it just toxo. She is on medicine for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...therapy but stopped because she was vomitting so much that she developed ulcers in her esophagus. She was unable to swallow food so the doctors put in a feeding tube this was 3 weeks ago. She has since been having headaches so bad that she had to... Read more »

what to eat and what not to eat

I am from Cameroon and have been diagnosed HIV Positive with a CD4 of 379 of late, and not taking any HIV treatment drugs. What are the things i should eat so as to keeps my CD4 up and if I get fatigue what are the drugs i should take for first aid
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cognition, digestion or immunity. Nutrients include vitamins, minerals and amino acids.You get most of your nutrients by eating food. But if you're living with HIV, food might not always be enough, since the virus can impair your immune system or... Read more »

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
...nutrition and HIV.Dr. BobDiet and Nutrition May 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... Read more »

So what the hell is a "healthy diet" anyway...

I tried to get an specific answer from my doctor and the best he could do is say "Oh, you know, eat healthy stuff." WTF??????Help....Geno
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation meats.2.Fresh fruits and vegetables really are wonderful creations. Consume them liberally at meal and snack time.3.Real food, the kind you cook yourself, is healthier than prepackaged processed food that is "nuked" in your microwave... 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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...process this type of reimbursement. This is a problem since more and more patients are required by their company's health care plan to acquire their medications through a mail-order pharmacy, and it's an issue that the Fair Pricing Coalition... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...have had kidney problems, your doctor might need to reduce your dose of fluconazole. You can take fluconazole with or without food. What Are the Side Effects? The most common side effects of fluconazole are headache, nausea and pain in the... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...tests are usually performed if the infection does not clear up after treatment. If a person with thrush has problems swallowing (food "gets stuck") and/or has bad chest pain, he or she may also have esophageal infection. If symptoms do not... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Living well with HIV

Posted by LondonLad, 5 Replies
...and health anxiety was something I had well before HIV came along and now common sense dominates my thoughts. I have had oral thrush and a few other minor problems and it does get you down but you take advice from the experts, you get medication... Read more »

Taking charge of your life

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...fine. I have had symptoms in the past such as shingles and i have a slightly coated tongue which docs keep telling me is not thrush. Obviously thrush and shingles are words i hate. Fear makes me stand still. I am optimistic and never complain... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is thrush considered little white bumps around your taste buds on the back of your tongue? Read more »