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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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personal care home caregivers what to teach them

I am an independent nurse consultant who teaches Personal Care Home administrators their mandatory training. I am interested in giving them the most up to date info on AIDS and how to care for a resident who may want to reside in their home. If you...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I suggest that you contact the CDC for help in this area. Read more »

HIV in care home

Sould a care home be told if the client has HIV or AIDS before they accept that client, and if they have a client who has HIV or AIDS are they duty bound to inform the care staff?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The only reason anyone would have to legitimately advise a care home of a patient's HIV status would be if that affected an aspect of the patient's care. They are, in any case, duty bound NOT to Read more »

Work in HIV child care home

Hello. I am working as a volunteer recently and I have recently asked to work with AIDS and HIV children. I had a wonderful time, but the children were very physical with me, they hugging on me and climbing on me and while singing with me, a few...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Blood, semen, vaginal fluids, breast milk. Those are the infectious fluids, and that's the good news. Have a great time with the kids. Your affection--and your acceptance of theirs--is life-sustaining to them. Rehearse in your mind how you would... Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Complaint: Man Denied Admission to Pennsylvania Care Home Due to AIDS

...A personal care home in Lycoming County, Pa., refused admission to a man with AIDS on the basis that his illness would make staffers "uncomfortable," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Personal Care Home Settles Discrimination Complaint Filed by HIV-Positive Man

...The attorneys representing a man who said that he was refused admission to a personal care home because of his HIV-positive status on Thursday said that the man had settled his discrimination complaint with the facility, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

Why Is Choosing an HIV Care Provider Important? Training and Experience Do You Have Similar Ideas About Treating HIV? The Provider-Patient Relationship Help Your Provider Help You Availability Confidentiality Changing Providers To... Read more »
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Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people... Read more »

Care Home for the gay community

Posted by kel
...interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people... Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »