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Garlic And Candidiasis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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garlic supplement and atripla

I take a garlic supplement daily. Recently I started on Atripla. A friend claims the garlic could interfere with my atripla. Is that true. Or is it safe to take garlic supplement with atripla?Thanks a lot for your time and the great work you are...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello Bert and thanks for your post.Within reason, there's no significant interaction between the garlic supplement and your Atripla.Be well,BY Read more »

Use of fresh garlic when taking Atripla

I tested pos in Feb 2007. Since then I have stopped drinking alcohol, surfing and swimming everyday and basicly making an effort to get on a healthy track. Part of my diet consist of smoothies which I use a few cloves of fresh garlic in the prep....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Reasonable uses of modest abounts of natural garlic theoretically may decrease efavirenz levels but the concern has been more when medicinal forms of garlic are used regularly (If Read more »

Garlic & The Liver

I have heard that garlic is not good for the liver when your enzymes are not at normal levels. A couple of years I was diagnosed with fatty liver disease and have been working hard at losing weight and eating in a much more healthy manner, yet the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...High dose medicinal garlic is used to treat many conditions but firm data supporting that practice is lacking. Garlic can interact with either protease Read more »

Garlic

Adding Fresh Garlic or Minced Garlic by spice world in a jar to your food while cooking it be chicken,potatoes ect. is ok or not ok for patients on the cocktail for HIV?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There have been studies where garlic supplements (generally much higher concentrations than when used for cooking) have been evaluated for the effect on blood levels Read more »
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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 »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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... Read more »
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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 »
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resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...del riesgo, noto la lengua bastante blanca, sobre todo la parte de ms hacia dentro, la punta de la lengua no tanto, ?es esto candidiasis? cuando me cepillo se va bastante, ?puede ser? Read more »