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How Long Can You Go Without Symptons Before You Know You Have Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...form. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Less than 20% of people have these side effects. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some health care providers prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis. This can cause resistance. The yeast can mutate so that a drug no longer works. Some serious cases do not respond to other medications. Then, amphotericin B might be used. It is a very potent and toxic...
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Hey doc!!

hey Doc,Its the costa rican guy again!I tried sending you a money gram but they said that I need a phone number I tried bank wire but I couldnt really understand what the teller was saying I was confused can you resumbit your info to my email adress...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the archives, as I've discussed this topic many times previously. Have a look!) Weakness and depression are not ARS symptoms. Thrush, if indeed you do have it, can be caused by many underlying conditions and is not specific for HIV.If you or any... Read more »

scared shitless

Dr. Bob,This is my second time asking this question but the question is updated. I also went to your website and made a donation. You look different with a goatee then your picture shows here. You were much bigger than I thought. Any way please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. Shitless, First off, I agree with your decision to get counseling and get off coke. I also agree with your decision to level with your wife. That way you can decide together on the use of condoms until you are both convinced of your... Read more »

possible fales negative

I had unprotected sex with 3 guys in which I did not know there status in 1995. In '98 I had a baby and was tested for HIV and test was negative. I also just recently got tested 2/7/03(Orasure) and the test was negative. However I have had severe...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Your test results indicate that you have not been infected with HIV; you have nothing to worry about at this point; JLS. Read more »

please reply

is it true that 95 % of people get some sort of sympton when first infected. Also I asked a question earlier and you did not reply please could ypu do so and see what you think as I am going mad. Also I will defo make a donation to your fantastic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...palate. It looks like bloodclot, not open sore. Anyway, I never had these before in my life!!! My questions to you are: 1) How long do the symptoms of primary HIV infection last? (I keep worrying about a variety of my new weekly symptoms for 2-3... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan) 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

Women and HIV

...pregnancy. Women who aren't tested for HIV may get sick and die faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...short time. However, they may be the best choice for someone with a very sore or dry mouth. Rinses are held in the mouth for as long as possible and should be swilled around and then swallowed. They are used at least four times a day and... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...another source) that are infected with HIV do get ARS. However, the remaining 10% or 20% do not, and they proceed to the prolonged asymptomatic stage, when there are no symptoms at all. The term acute is the opposite of chronic. It means that... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after initial infection, how long afer could thrush appear, and how severe. Also can anyone tell me the typical problems and symptons after say 4 - 6 months. Any advice apprec Read more »

17 years positive

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...started meds in 1996 and although i suffer from depression and sexual dysfuntion i am essentially healthy. are there any other long termers out there with simillar experiences? Read more »

Details of Exposure, Symptons etc

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...someone of unknown status. 2 weeks later came down with swollen glands, sore throat, hot/cold flushes, diarreah, night sweats. All symptons have gone except for swollen glands which continue to this day - 29 weeks post exposure. Have been tested... Read more »