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How Long Does It Take Thrush To Go Away While Breastfeeding

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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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My oral thrush won't go away

hello i am a 29 HIV+ male i've been on meds for 3 years (duovir and effavir) my CD4 levels are 421 and undetectable viral load (january 2009) 2 weeks ago i had an oral thrush. i tried treating it with fluconazol 300mg bi-weekly but it won't go away....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post about thrush.My comments are as follows:Are you sure that you have thrush? Has your doctor taken a sample of your tongue for analysis? (This Read more »

Breast feeding and wine

Is it alright to drink my 4 0z of wine while i breast fed. My newborn has jaundice
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...I hope that you're HIV negative.Breastfeeding is a productive way of transmitting HIV to a child; if at all possible, I don't recommend it. I'd talk to your child's physician Read more »

losing weight

Hi doc,I have a friend who recently told me of his positive status. I had noticed him losing alot of weight and wanted to know, when does weight loss become dangerous? A percentage of body weight? Is BMI relevant for HIV positive people? He does eat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to eat properly. This is often associated with inadequate rest and/or exercise as well. In our crisis-crowded world, with its long "to do" lists, getting adequate amounts of rest, sleep and exercise and eating well-balanced nutritious meals are... Read more »

How much is too much?

Hello Doctor Frascino,I read a lot of articles about drug interactions with supplements and some foods. Most of them say that too much of anything is like too little of it. My question is: How much is too much? I have just started a new regimen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to eat properly. This is often associated with inadequate rest and/or exercise as well. In our crisis-crowded world, with its long "to do" lists, getting adequate amounts of rest, sleep and exercise and eating well-balanced nutritious meals are... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two-Year Morbidity-Mortality and Alternatives to Prolonged Breast-Feeding Among Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers in Cote d'Ivoire

Renaud Becquet of the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in France and colleagues conducted the study from 2001 through 2005 among 557 infants born to HIV-positive women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. After their infants... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gates Foundation Gives Glaser Foundation $9.7 Million for Research on Pediatric HIV Vaccines; Research to Focus on Breast-Feeding Infants

...provided shortly after birth, would not only protect an infant from contracting HIV while breast-feeding but also could offer long-term or even life-long immunity from the virus, according to the Glaser Foundation. The protective vaccine then... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Benefits of Breast-Feeding Might Outweigh Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Studies Say

...had increased rates of severe diarrhea that resulted in hospitalization or death compared with infants who were breast-fed for longer than six months. Another study found high rates of diarrhea and malnutrition among formula-fed infants in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intervention to Promote Exclusive Breast-Feeding for the First Six Months of Life in a High HIV Prevalence Area

The authors reported on a nonrandomized intervention cohort study designed to increase exclusive breast-feeding rates for six months post-delivery in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. To support exclusive... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »

Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush. The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone here know how long after hiv infection that thrush would apear??? Read more »

Thrush?//

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago. Tested Oz. I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection? Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »