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How Soon After Infection Do Women Experience Recurrent Yeast Infections

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recurrent yeast infections

Is a recurrent yeast infection a sign of HIV...or can it also be a sign of other diseases or disorders? If it is a sign of HIV, how soon after infection would a recurrent yeast infection occur?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Reccurent yeast infections can be associated with a number of conditions, including HIV, so they are not diagnostic for HIV. Women with recurrent yeast infections should be thoroughly evaluated by their care providers to determine the possible cause.... Read more »

Looking for advice: Recurrent Yeast Infections/HPV

Hi Doctor,Thank you very much for your time. I am overcome with a sense of worry and dread and... Read more »

Yeast Infection in women.

hello, i have a strange problem. i get yeast infection very often (atleast once a month). i have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Recurrent Chlamydial Infection and Failure to Return for Retesting in Young Women Entering National Job Training Program, 1998-2005

The purpose of the current study was to evaluate factors associated with recurrent chlamydial infection and failure to return for retesting among socioeconomically disadvantaged women, ages 16 to 24, entering the National Job Training Program from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

Women who suffer physical abuse from intimate partners -- the most common form of violence perpetrated against women worldwide -- experience serious health consequences, according to a report released on Thursday by the World Health Organization ,... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV-Infected Women Experience Worse Treatment Outcomes After Release From Jail

This article was reported by Yale News . Yale News reported on a recent Yale study that found HIV-infected women had a more difficult time achieving optimal treatment outcomes after they were released from prison. The study, which examined... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview The number of women with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) has increased steadily worldwide. By the end of 2005, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), 17.5 million women... Read more »
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Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

recurrent yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for you all. I tested negative 9 weeks and then 3 a half months after my exposure. I know that this is considered to be conclusive. I have had yeast infections in the past, and I know that I am very prone to getting them. ... Read more »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help! In August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was... Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have... Read more »