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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can
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Cheilitis?

Dear Doc, Every year I seem to get this inflamation on the corners of my mouth. Could it be from the sun? It takes forever to go away. I asked my doctor about it, and they say there isn't much info about it. Should I see a dermatologist?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Cheilitis can be caused by a fungal infection (thrush), herpes simplex, or in some cases, vitamin deficiency. If your primary care doctor can't help you, then perhaps a dermatologist Read more »

Fungal infections JB

Can you please tell me approximately how far along into HIV infection fungal skin problems or thrush may appear?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Fungal skin infections and thrush are related to a person's CD4 count, and tend to occur more commonly in later HIV infection in general. The risk for thrush Read more »

Fungus(mouth), Anemia - is this a sign of HIV

Hello, I have been seeing white stuff on my tongue for years. I thought it was normal. I found out it is a fungus by taking biology class. I am 37 yeas old female and have two children. I started spotting between peiods since 96. I have anemia...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...common occurrence in women who are experiencing menstrual problems and breakthrough bleeding. Are you at risk for HIV disease? . Fungal infections and anemia can be signs of HIV, but not exclusively. If you've not yet been HIV tested, your might... Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Vaginal thrush is the term for a fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

...that is native only to Australia. Tea tree oil is used to prevent or treat mild cases of a variety of infections, particularly fungal infections such as thrush. It is also useful against certain viral infections such as herpes simplex. Tea tree... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Garlic

...worldwide to treat a variety of infections. HIV-positive people may use it to treat conditions associated with HIV, including fungal infections like thrush and parasites like cryptosporidium, which may cause severe diarrhea. It may also be used... Read more »
The Body

A "Cultured" Response to HIV: Probiotics in Yogurt Could Hold Keys to Optimal Gut Health in HIVers

...These findings are not surprising, as it's been known for some time that the probiotics in yogurt can aid in the prevention of fungal infections such as thrush (candidiasis) . There has even been a study showing that a cousin of the... 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 »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...enemy--my dr prescribed wellbutrin because of my obsessive thinking and depression. On the other hand, I AM NOT making up these fungal infections. Is it worth it to go have an OraQuick Monday when my last test was April 13 and boyfriend and I... Read more »

How about this?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...clinician give me the oral rapid test and then the blood rapid test. Both were negative. IMy question is could these spots be thrush and if they are thrush shouldn't one of the tests be positive? I plan on re-testing, but am going out of my... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Thrush symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question. Other than the rash I had no other symptoms. Anyway, I went to the dermotologist 2 weeks later and she said it was a fungal infection and perscribed a cream, which i used for a week and it has since went away. Well anyway, I was... Read more »