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Herbal Thrush Treatment

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common 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...
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HIV - Herbal treatment...

Hi doctor,Im a General medicine doctor. I took the test on october 2002, as routine tests and found HIV positive on three differents time period. I didnt have so much syntoms that suggested HIV infections except, a lost weight of 20 pounds in 6...
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
I am not aware of a documented cure, with traditional or any other alternative treatment. There have also not been any controlled studies looking at the potential interactions between current HIV meds and aryuvedic treatment. So, although not... Read more »

herbal vs western treatment

hi...i live in Soth Africa. i am concerned about the western meds given to our hiv pos people. they are given ARV treatment by the state and it seems to make most users more ill. now, there are more alternative herbal meds doing the rounds in our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, ARV (antiretroviral) medications are used here and around the world. HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy), a combination of several antiretroviral medications, came into wide use in mid-1996. Since that time, scientific studies... Read more »

possible herbal treatment of HIV infection

Recently I read an report on the about the use of the Chinese herbs in the treatment of HIV infection and there was reported that in a clinical study of a combination of herbs held in Thailand the HIV infection rate were greatly...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Well, I hate to sound like a traditional western doctor, but having read all of the material provided (including the information on "acupoint diagnostics"), I don't see much evidence that these treatments will perform as billed.... Read more »

Is my herbal treatment working?

Dear Sir/Madam, I am HIV positive. Recently after being detected with the virus I started taking some herbal medication. I have now been taking the medicine for around 4 months. My general health has improved tremendously, however my blood tests and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
From the looks of it, you have a slight decline in the key parameter, the CD4 cell percentage.From this, one can should conclude that the treatment is doing very little or nothing to prevent CD4 cell decline. -BY... Read more »
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Thai Herbal Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Progress to Date: Thai Herbal Medicine has its own factory on the outskirts of Bangkok, which has been constructed to the highest prevailing standards required for manufacturing pharmaceuticals. The factory began operations in March 2001. We are now... Read more »

Herbal HIV Suppressant

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just to let you know ! I know of a company in Thailand that has an Herbal HIV Suppressant that has been clinically tested and proven to reduce the viral count by TWO THIRDS. It has been around for ten years PLEASE check it out at ... Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? if one did it before they went to bed, would it be back... Read more »

Hairy Leukoplakia - Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.

Tested Poz.

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 »