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Fungal Infections And Hiv

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HIV and fungal infection

Will fungal infection like ring worm on groin area and penis can increase chances to get HIV or STD infection when i have genital rubbing with someone has HIV? Is ring worm cause open wound in skin which will tansmit the HIV virus if that area...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe only way for HIV transmission to occur is if there is a direct exchange of body fluid. Meaning there has to be an open way for the virus to enter the body. Other infections can increase the risk of transmission but again there has to be an... Read more »

Fungal infections

Dr. I get conflicting answers on this question: How far along into HIV infection (if left... Read more »

Fungal infections JB

Can you please tell me approximately how far along into HIV infection fungal skin problems or... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Fungal Infections: Candidiasis

Antifungal Prophylaxis: The results of the Community Programs forResearch on AIDS (CPCRA) study of weekly fluconazole prophylaxis were reported.In this study 323 women with CD4 counts Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A... Read more »
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Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally

There is a strong connection between what you eat and the health of your immune system. Nevertheless, nutritional approaches to prevent and treat conditions like candidiasis (fungal, yeast infections) are complicated and controversial. While there... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of... Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help! In August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was... Read more »

Fungal infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, I want to get some help from any of you on my personal situation. I had developed a blister on my foot due to tight shoes. When it was fully growed and then the top skin broke, the blister left the inner skin exposed. I wasn't paying too... Read more »

fungal infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello.

I have fungal infection on my arms and hands. It's little red spots and there are a lot.

what can I do?

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fungal infection

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
Question...I went to the Dr. for a rash around my anus. I have been working out and sweating. She said it was a fungal infection (like atheltes foot) itr red and sore, no bumps. She prescribed a cream for 2 weeks, it went away....5 weeks later it is... Read more »