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Herbal Remedies For Thrush

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Echinacea and other herbal remedies

I received a vague warning to watch out for herbal remedies and was told that, for instance, echinacea may interfere with the effectiveness of HIV medication. Can you confirm that, and, are there other herbal remedies that have been proven to reduce...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Echinacea can usually be taken with most HIV regimens. St John's wort and garlic are 2 commonly used herbal remedies that have been shown to decrease the levels of some HIV medications through interaction with liver enzymes. Most herbal remedies Read more »

Herbal Remedies

My mum is on Trimune and has been tested for liver and kidney problems. The results are hepatic steatosis and early Renal Parenchymal likely Hivan. Her Dr asked her to have a kidney biopsy and she refuses. She now wants to go on herbal chinese...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
At this stage, it would be very important for her to stay on antiretroviral drugs, as this is the key to her long-term survival. It may be that one or more of the drugs she is taking is causing her kidney problems and the best way to identify this... Read more »

Homeopathic & herbal remedies

hello. i'm 25 y.o., hiv & hbv +. I am soon to begin meds because, while my hiv numbers have been good, my hep b viral load has shot up as have my liver functions. My question to you is, are there any supplements or homeopathic remedies, herbs...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely that any of these purported remedies will work. Make sure that your HIV regimen also includes meds that have activity against HBV, so both viruses can be treated at the same time. No good data that I am aware of that ozone therapy makes any... Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Herbalism

What Is Herbalism? Why Do People With HIV Use Chinese Herbalism? How Are Chinese Herbs Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Do Chinese Herbs Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? What Is Herbalism? Healers in... 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 »
Project Inform

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 »
The Well Project

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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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone have information about Thrush and asthma inhalers Read more »

Thrush?//

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago. Tested Oz. I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection? Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »