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How Long Does Vaginal Thrush Last

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best 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 become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Vaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management of this condition. For people who have recurrent infections, there are ways of preventing recurrence. My... Read more »

Vaginal and oral thrush hiv neg at 5 mo

Hello, I tested positive for chlamydia 3 mo after I was exposed. I was cured yet still had itching and some slight stomach pain. I am a female but after numerous pelvic examinations my doctor assures me I do not have pid. I had an ultrasound and ct...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWith your HIV testing history you are HIV free. The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results... Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Vaginal thrush is the term for a fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Any woman who experiences vaginal discharge should seek... Read more »

vaginal thrush

my girlfriend sometimes has a fishy fanney is it thrush or anything she says she has quite heavy yellow dischard is there a cure...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Vaginal thrush or yeast infection is common in women and by itself is not cause for concern about HIV infection; there are many effective treatments for vaginal thrush, please consult with your physician.JLS.... Read more »
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Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »

Unprotected vaginal in NYC..lots of symptoms..help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Thanks for looking I know this is long winded but wanted to be specific. Here goes: 7 weeks ago had drunken insertive unprotected vaginal sex with a aquatinance of a friend. Exactly ten days later came down with a sudden off and on flu for a couple... Read more »

scared bad! Does ars last this long?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have some of the symptoms of ars, such as diareah, and possibly thrush all the way from 1 week tafter unprotected vaginal intercourse until now and its been 3 and a half months. Is this commom for ars to last this long. I was tested 30 days after... Read more »

UNPROTECTED VAGINAL INTERCOURSE WITH HIV POZ WOMEN

Posted by jaelitt, 7 Replies
On 7/1/2012 i had unprotected vaginal sex with hiv positive women 2 weeks after i started to fill really ill. It started with a sore throat then dehydration,nausea,headache,dry skin,sore neck,loss of appetite and energy,eye irritaion and a few days... Read more »