Getting Candidiasis When You Have HIV
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Grady Health SystemThere are several potential reasons why a person may develop erythematous candidiasis (EC) such as use of a steroid-containing asthma inhaler, broad spectrum antibiotics, systemic steroids, uncontrolled diabetes and HIV. There are also several... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIt would be pretty unusual to develop fluconazole-resistant candidiasis only 10 months after contracting HIV, but it would depend on how often fluconazole was used and not how long you've had HIV. Since seborrheic dermatitis can happen to... Read more »
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 MedicineAlthough it is possible, it is very unlikely, given your CD4 count and response to HIV treatment. You may want to have the diagnosis confirmed.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesis it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »
Posted by 911, 2 RepliesAnyone who is experienced/ knowledgable comment on oral candidiasis and if it-
*is always painful?
*has a "cottage cheese-like" appaearance?
* always leaves a red and/ or bleeding area underneath when scraped off?
Can it simply be "creamy film" on... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI hope that someone will read this message!!!excuse my english.
three months before was my last sexual contact-protected.
but before this we were together in the tub...how foolish.
one week later i had sore throat runny nose,sneezing.after two weeks... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesMy girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some information, im worried for her and myself.Could the test be wrong and... Read more »
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