The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Foods To Fight Thrush

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or keep them under control. However, HIV infection can weaken the immune system. Infections that take...
Ask the Experts

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
...specialist and adhering to medicament regimens early in the course of the disease.Your sister remains in my thoughts. Dr. BobCMV, Thrush and CD4 of 60 Jul 25, 2010Hi I know this is kind of long but there is a lot going on and we are really... Read more »

Very scared! I need an expert opinion, please!! So many symptoms...

Hello Dr. Bob...I do hope you are doing well...I would love to donate to your foundation if you would gladly tell me how to go about doing so.I have a sad situation...unfortunately, I had an affair last year (2009) that was short-lived. My husband...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. The vast, vast majority of cases of thrush are completely unrelated to HIV. I can't diagnose the cause of your thrush over the Internet. However, with negative HIV tests Read more »

AIDS-Defining Afflictions

How often do you see AIDS-defining afflictions show up in patiens who have yet to meet the blood-count criteria for AIDS? VL <50, 20%, CD4 bouncing around between 211 and 276 over the past year, no treatment yet. I seem to have developed a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Thrush is one of those conditions that can affect someone well before the CD4 count is at 200. Your CD4 count is actually close enough Read more »

My ARV treatment & my labs

First diagnosed HIV+ 12/31/08 contracting Nov 08 (yes got sick immediatly & had JUST been infected within weeks) CD4 1008, VL 64990 22.4% as of 1/2/09. 4/2/09 CD4 dropped to 626, VL 217560 27.2% overall. 6/18/09 CD4 down to 475, VL 206730. Started...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...normal range, even though it's not as high as it once was. Clinically, you've also showed improvement with the clearing of your thrush. Consequently, I'd advise you are overall doing quite well, even though there is still room for further... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're... 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 »
Connect With Others

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: Read more »

Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
...CD4 count is low but he is undedectable, so the ARV's are working. He's also taking nearly 3000m.g of Antibiotics per day to fight the MAS - some of which also make him naseous... I'm at my whit's end at the moment. Feel so powerless to help... 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 »