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Hiv And Toenail Fungus

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Toenail fungus & HIV meds

Hi.... Undetectable here, cd4 750. I've had a toenail fungus on a couple of nails for years and wondered if any oral treatments are safe for people on Sustiva/Truvada & Lipitor. My dermat. gave me Penlac, but this is so hard to keep up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Often once weekly fluconazole or terbinafine daily for 3-6months can be safely used (monitor liver status) along with your other meds. Lipitor can impact the level of efavirenz. KH... Read more »

Toenail Fungus

How comon is it for a toenail fungus to spread to your fingernails? If it did spread to the... Read more »

Toenail fungus to lengthen window period?

Hi Dr. Bob - Thank you for all the great info and positive attitude. You are a blessing. I tested... Read more »
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Vicks Vaporub Works as Treatment for Foot Fungus in HIV-Infected Individuals, Study Finds

Vicks VapoRub may be a cheap, effective and safe topical treatment for foot fungus (also known as onychomycosis) among people living with HIV, according to results from a pilot study presented at ID Week 2012. Onychomycosis is common in both the... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

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Working My Last Nerve

They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Well, my feet and I have been on poor terms ever since 1964 when I snagged a toenail under the door and destroyed any potential they had for becoming high-fashion open-toed shoe... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

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Help! Vicks Vaporub & Toenail Fungus

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 7 Replies
Hi,

The thread "Terbinafine (Lamisil): does fungus recur?" (below, on main page of "Treatment")is mine but I am starting a new thread here in order to try and catch the eyes of people who may be able to help me.

My earlier thread resulted in my... Read more »

Terbinafine (Lamisil): does fungus recur?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Hi,

I posted this question to The Body's Experts two months ago but they haven't replied. Can anyone with experience of "HIV toenails" (onychomycosis) give me advice?

I have had badly infected toe-nails for four years now but to be frank they've been... Read more »

nail fungus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
have many people out there had problems concerning nail fungus
around the nail, not affecting the nail itself? What time does
this usually accure in HIV infection and does this mean that my
amune system is breaking down.

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Fungus on Face

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Ok. I am absolutly terrified. About a year ago i had unprotected vaginal intercourse (me being male). I got sick about 2 weeks later (throat closing, tired, general ill felling.) this lasted for about 1.5 months. At the 1.5 months i had a horrible... Read more »