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Systemic Candidiasis

...problem. Most nutritionists agree that sugar, yeast, dairy, wheat, caffeine, nicotine and alcohol are the main culprits because they help yeast to grow. To prevent this, they recommend eating as little as possible of these types of foods. Another approach is to eat larger amounts of foods that may keep yeast from growing. For example, some nutritionists believe garlic has natural antifungal properties that may help prevent candidiasis. Fresh...
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Wife + and Husband -

My wife is pregnant and HIV positive and I have tested negative. Can you please explain the situation to me and how I should act on it.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clean up juices from raw meat quickly. Keep leftovers refrigerated and eat them within three days. Check the expiration date on foods. Don't buy them or eat them if they're outdated. Some germs are spread through tap water. If your public water... Read more »

Is there a period of time where I will be feeling really fatigue and then really hungry with my medication? (NUTRITION)

Doctor Bob,I've been taking Atripla for 3 months now. I still haven't had a drug resistant test due to waiting on my insurance to retroactive back since the state is helping me pay for it. My question is, I sometimes feel really fatigue with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clean up juices from raw meat quickly. Keep leftovers refrigerated and eat them within three days. Check the expiration date on foods. Don't buy them or eat them if they're outdated. Some germs are spread through tap water. If your public water... Read more »

losing weight

Hi doc,I have a friend who recently told me of his positive status. I had noticed him losing alot of weight and wanted to know, when does weight loss become dangerous? A percentage of body weight? Is BMI relevant for HIV positive people? He does eat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clean up juices from raw meat quickly. Keep leftovers refrigerated and eat them within three days. Check the expiration date on foods. Don't buy them or eat them if they're outdated. Some germs are spread through tap water. If your public water... Read more »

lymph tissue damage treatment

hello!!! You guys are wonderful, and it is so encouraging to have a website with professionals and specialists to ask questions!! I am newly diagnosed but in the chronic stage (within 6months to 1st year from acute infection) Is there any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for people with HIV, especially those with advanced disease. But all food is not equal. While all contain calories, different foods vary widely in the nutrients they provide. A balanced diet is comprised of the following components. Protein:... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat Antibiotics, steroids, birth control pills, and foods high in sugars or starches (breads, pastas, and alcohol) all promote the growth of Candida Douching... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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An Overview of Tesamorelin

...which helps control metabolism, body shape, and use of energy. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tesamorelin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 10, 2010 for the treatment of lipodystrophy in HIV-infected individuals.... 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 »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...not overbearing but more annoying. I've eliminated heart burn since its off center and my diet doesn't consist of any spice foods or any foods that may cause this. I did have strep throat 3 months ago and ask the doctor about the white spot on... Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...heat and humidity help it grow and spread. Symptoms can also vary according to one's diet. Sugar, alcohol, starches, fermented foods, sweets (even fruits) will increase symptoms by feeding the yeast organisms. This will cause them to grow and... Read more »

thrush?

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