Fungal Skin Infections Candidiasis
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineProlonged use of broad-spectrum antibiotics like those used for sinusitis can cause candida infection in the mouth (thrush), but candida in the esophagus would be highly unusual in this setting. This is one of the most common infections that HIV+... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI agree with all that your doctor said.... Read more »
Duke University Medical CenterFungal 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 is higher when the CD4 count is less than 300. However, either may occur at higher... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIt is often difficult to diagnose and treat some skin conditions whether a person is HIV+ or not. A skin biopsy or scraping is often needed to pin down a diagnosis. If fungus is seen then local or sometimes pill treatment over weeks/months usually... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDear 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHello.
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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Posted by sadface, 1 ReplyQuestion...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 »
Posted by wishingforacure, 3 RepliesI am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »
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