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How Dangerous Is Candidiasis To A Child's Health

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Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness and sign that HIV...
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Please post for all worried wells!!! (ANOTHER GUY WHO WAS 100 PERCENT SURE HE WAS POSITIVE TURNS OUT TO BE NEGATIVE, 2010.)

I have gotten quite familiar with this website. I posted a question to Dr. Bob last week about all the symptoms i felt including oral thrush and well if i can just say that researching the internet made me crazy i mean literaly insane. I had the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...couple. Thanks again i hope to get thru this nightmare soon !!Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The vast majority of cases of oral candidiasis (thrush) have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS.The only reasons to worry about HIV/AIDS is HIV risk.... Read more »

Vitamins & Supplements

I recently tested positive. My HIV Specilist and I have decided not start taking medicine yet. My T-Cell count is 475 and my viral load is 66,000. Can you recommend any vitamins or supplements that will help boost or help support my immune system...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause vomiting and diarrhea, which can lead to poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating... Read more »

Amazing!

The amazing thing being you answering question on xmas! everybody takes a rest from even the most important obligations, but you did not. Thank you!My question is Dieting and HIV. I'm in good shape, I weigh 79kg and I'm 182cm tall. Yet I'm phobic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause vomiting and diarrhea, which can lead to poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating... Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...disease since the early 90's. Indeed, esophageal candidiasis is a well known and serious AIDS-defining illness. Furthermore, Candidal infections can be very serious and life-threatening, especially when they reach the blood stream. If your... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...should be weighed carefully. You should avoid drugs like fluconazole, itraconazole and ketoconazole, which are used to stop candidiasis and other fungal infections. Other medications you may be taking for depression, pain, diabetes or other... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...deficiency. In contrast, among 64 seropositive children, 30 percent presented with AIDS within 6 months of age or with oral candidiasis followed rapidly by the onset of AIDS. By their first birthday, 17 percent died of HIV-related diseases (... Read more »
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How to Prevent PCP

...higher CD4 count (200-300) but have other symptoms of immune suppression, such as repeated fungal infections (thrush, yeast, candidiasis), you are also considered at high risk for PCP. Most cases of PCP occur when the CD4 count falls below 100,... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...patients. BY] What kinds of AIDS complications do you see? Suprunenko: Tuberculosis is number one, toxoplasmosis, esophageal candidiasis, CMV retinitis and pneumocystis. With regard to antiretroviral therapy, we see peripheral neuropathy and... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

oral candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Good afternoon, my question is the following: One can have oral candidiasis, to last generation's eleven months of an exposition of risk and with four proofs ( ELISA ), last theirs to the 185 days of Read more »