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Hiv And Yeast

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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... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...common yeast infections and was notassociated with adverse events or drug resistance. This is the firstlarge, long-term study of HIV-infected women to evaluate whetherfluconazole, which is used to treat yeast infections, can prevent them aswell.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Denver Startup Touts Yeast Therapy for AIDS

...paper on their idea in May ( Nature Medicine ;7;5:625-629). GlobeImmune will inject the yeast, engineered with a bit of DNA from HIV, into patients. The yeast attracts a certain kind of cell that is very good at alerting the immune system's... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...tract and vagina of a healthy person, but can overgrow and cause symptomatic infections, a common occurrence in persons with HIV infection. Candidiasis of the vagina occurs in women with or without HIV infection, but is more common in women with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV Read more »
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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 Read more »

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

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...cold chills, and muscle aches. No fever, though. THIS was when the madness began -- I started going on the Internet, and my HIV-hypochondria/obsession started getting out of control. I've seen the doctors, all of whom can't seem to diagnose me... Read more »

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 Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...hello everyone, I was recently treated for an std with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though it has been... Read more »