How Many People Suffer From Candidiasis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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 taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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you right again, god bless you and your knowledge (THRUSH) i did the test, i know is early but the doctor said the pcr is not conclusive but is a piece a mind until the 3 mounts mark. He said exactly what like you"2( . Most people who think they have thrush actually don't! (Get a second opinion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your comment because it may help many others who are also convinced they have thrush/oral candidiasis but in reality are merely suffering from "anxiety/depression, guilt and stress."Good luck with your results next Monday. I'll be waiting to... Read more »

Med student suffering from Hiv anxiety and greetings from Argentina

Hi doc, I'm a 21 years old med student from Argentina, you surely know us for the well known Evita musical haha. Anyway, I performed oral sex to a gay guy 11 weeks ago and I've been suffering from this sore throat for 9 weeks, needless to say that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...had a protracted sore throat.Although I strongly doubt you'll need my good-luck karma, I will indeed send it with my very best personal wishes for good health and successful completion of your medical studies. We need more qualified physicians... Read more »


Dear Dr. Reznik,I'm writing to you from Germany. 3 years ago I developed a sore throat, I went to my doctor and he diagnosed me with pharyngitis. This went on for a few weeks; I had been prescribed with a medication. But it didn't help. I went to an...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Dear R.The TV show you saw is accurate as candidiasis or thrush can be a sign of HIV infection. There are numerous reasons why a person can develop candidiasis such as uncontrolled Read more »

Still suffering from PHN

Dear Dr. Holodniy, Several months ago I emailed this site with a question about Post Herpetic Neuralgia. I have literally run out of options. In March 2005 I got an extreme case of Shingles on my left side, shortly after I was diagnosed with HIV....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Unfortunately, I don't know of any clinical trials. The treatment of PHN is a very individual one, where many things are tried until some works. It sounds like you have tried a few things. You may want to go back to the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNDP: People With HIV Suffer Stigma, Discrimination in the Philippines

... About half of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Philippines have experienced human rights abuses, a UN Development Program official said during a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gates Says "Strong Voice" Is Needed to Ensure Impoverished People Worldwide Do Not Suffer From Financial Crisis aid for developing countries, Reuters India reports. According to Gates, the world's most impoverished people will suffer most during the economic crisis and a "strong voice" is needed to ensure that they remain a priority. "We... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...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... Read more »
Project Inform

Candidiasis Update

...anti-HIV therapy. Thus, at one point or another, candidiasis continues to affect the majority of people with HIV disease who suffer from clinical declines in immune function. In people with damaged or weakened immune systems, Candida can recur... Read more »
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6 months suffering

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
Hello, Yesterday, I got my 6 months results : HIV and hep C negative. Bilirubin : 2.29 ( very high - liver ) CD4-count(698) ( very low) I'm still not able to work, sleep all day, gingivitis, polyneuropathy, no energy, rashes, dizziness, memory... Read more »


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...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for your Read more »

oral candidiasis/ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...writing all these things.i don't kno if somebody will read this but i have to share with someone.i'm going crasy with that silent suffering.sometimes i want to crry"WHY?????"i know that you will telll me"get tested"i know tha i have to do it but... Read more »

Update:Suffering Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...situation from last month ~Feb 28th. After repeated exposure for about 9 months, I tested negative (Girlfriend HIV+). I was still suffering severe anxiety about HIV infection so I started visiting this site. I tested again on the 5th of this... Read more »
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