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recc=urrent infection.please help

please help me.should i worry of my recurrent jock itch? im currently on AIDS stage already.im trying to use different topical creams like ketoconazole but it still goes back.should i take it longer? and also im having recurrent lessions on my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some fungal skin infections in HIV+ persons have better clearance with a course of oral anti-fungal medciation. A careful examination of anal area looking Read more »

Fungal infections JB

Can you please tell me approximately how far along into HIV infection fungal skin problems or... Read more »

responding to treatment

I was diagnosed 12 months ago after pcp. I am on Truvada, Ritonovir and Saquinovir once per day. I... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...cell counts ( neutropenia ). This type of infection is also called disseminated candidiasis. Diagnosis Oral, vaginal and skin infections are usually diagnosed by appearance and symptoms. Lab tests are usually performed if the infection does... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

... What Does "AIDS" Mean? How Do You Get AIDS? What Happens if I'm HIV Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...of early disease often involve the gut: stomach cramps, nausea and vomiting. Disseminated disease can lead to bone, brain or skin infections, or cause painful joints. Signs of MAC include swollen abdominal lymph nodes, usually on only one side... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? Read more »
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Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test... Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...out of bed. Yesterday he called me after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a... Read more »

Skin infections, abscesses, aaarrrghhhh!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV+ since 1990. No opportunistic infections, just annoying things like sinus problems, high cholesterol, more frequent flu bouts, Read more »