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HIV and recurrent yeast

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am concerned about having HIV and too scared, too broke and too busy to find time to take a test. I had one sexual partner since my last test. He lived here with me for several months before I realized he was using drugs and who knows what else he... Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

Yeast infection/HIV within 4 months?

Posted by OnAQuest, 2 Replies
I may have possibly been exposed to HIV numerous times within a four month period. I began seeing someone in January. We were together until April 25th. In Feb I got a yeast infection. It cleared up with treatment just fine. April 8th I got another... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 2 Replies
Hey all,

I've been reading these boards and Dr Bob's Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time.

I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe... Read more »

Yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous
How early in HIV infection can yeast infections in women present them selves? Can it start only a few weeks after infection, or does it usually take a few years for it to become a problem?
Thanks! Read more »
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Oral Yeast and Hiv

a few months ago I had dry mouth for a few days after taking macrobid for a few days. I looked in my mouth and had about 6 tiny white spots and on the back of my mouth. I had the dr culture me and it came back moderate yeast growth. I took...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
There are numerous reasons why a person can develop candidiasis (thrush) that have nothing to do with HIV infection. For instance, in this posting you mention that you were on a broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is a potential cause for thrush.For... Read more »

yeast infection and HIV

i've had this yeast infection since February 14 and it still not cured with the proper treatment. i went to see a gynocologist and she told me that there is nothing else, but the yeast infection. she told me to use monistat and i did but that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum if for persons who have symptoms related to the treatment of known HIV infection. Questions regarding HIV testing will no longer be answer in this forum.... Read more »

Male Yeast infection and HIV

I have been HIV since 1998 and my numbers has gone up and down but since in decent health. But every time my cd4 goes down they put me on antibiotics for a few months and I in up with yeast infections due to the antibiotics. I am 43 uncircumcised...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients are very sensitive to use of antibiotics in that there is fungal overgrowth in various places (mouth, skin, vagina, foreskin areas). Use of topical antifungals or including active culture yogurt in your diet (to try to replenish more... Read more »

Yeast infection and HIV

I had three protected with condoms, sexual intercourse encounters with three separate men in sept/oct. I recd oral from all three men. and gave oral, though not to ejaculation, to all three. Two weeks after the last encounter I developed a severe...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Your yeast infections are probably related to antibiotic therapy but you should have a HIV test for reassurance; a negative test now indicates that you were not infected with HIV during these three encounters; JLS.... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A... Read more »
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Gynecological Conditions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Vaginal Candidiasis Tips That May Help Prevent Yeast Infections Herpes Syphilis Other Common STIs Cervicitis Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Human Papillomavirus Menstrual Changes Menopause Interactions Between Anti-HIV... Read more »
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HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

It's true that HIV doesn't discriminate. It's also true that HIV treatment works just as well in women as in men. However, there are differences between men and women when it comes to living with HIV -- in fact, living with HIV as a woman can often... Read more »
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HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »