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How To Get Rid Of Thrush With Yogurt

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...eat raw garlic. Garlic has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. However, it can interfere with protease inhibitor drugs. Gargle with tea tree oil diluted in water. Take lactobacillus (acidophilus) capsules or eat yogurt with this bacteria. Make sure the label says it has live, active cultures. It may help to take it after taking antibiotics. Take supplements of gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) and Biotin. They both seem to slow the...
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THRUSH TREATMENT and LAMICIL

Thrush just flared up from my esophogas to my mouth. I started 250mg of Terbinafine (Lamisil generic) 2 days ago for fungus on a big toe... the same time Thrush flared. Should I continue the LAMISIL? What's to treat the Thrush? I'm using an...
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
...The lamisil should cover the yeast that is causing the oral thrush. If you don't see a response in a few days, you may need another oral antifungal drug. Read more »

Health of my daughter

My daughter is 2years and she is HIV Positive and she cannot walk.Will she be able to walk and and also she have got a problem of oral thrush in her mouth l have tried every medicine but its alway on and off. Right now she is taking cotrimoxazole...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...antibiotics can contribute to thrush. There are other medications that can treat thrush including fluconazole and clotrimazole. Some yogurts may also be able to help prevent thrush. Speak with her doctor about the options available.Eventually... Read more »

HOW TO AVOID THRUSH

HELLO DOCTOR, I AM HIV POSITIVE AND I AM TAKING PENICILLIN FOR MY DENTAL INFECTION, I AM VERY SCARED BECAUSE ANTIBIOTICS CAN TRIGGER TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRUSH, IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN AVOID OR PREVENT THRUSH FROM DEVELOPING. IS THERE ANY VITAMINS...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...as reducing the amount of sugar in your diet, brushing and flossing regularly. People have spoken of hte benefits of eating yogurt with active cultures as a means of preventing candidiasis as well. Whereas it is true that the use of... Read more »

Antibiotics and a thrush that hasn't gone away!!!

Dear Dr. Resnik, First of all I would like to thank you so much for taking the time to help us out with your comments. I was on antibiotics when i got an oral thrush about a week ago. My doctor said that i should stop the antibiotics, eat...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...My first thought is that you were never treated for candidiasis (thrush) which would explain why this infection did not go away. If, in fact, you do have candidiasis, I would suggest that you go on Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...bacteria in general, many nutritionists recommend adding Lactobacilli acidophilus bacteria to your diet. It can be found in yogurts and certain milks (look for Lactobacilli acidophilus on the label). You can also take it in pill form,... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...difficult-to-treat infections, use prescription oral anti-fungal drugs Alternative treatment: Acidophilus (in supplements or yogurt) Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less... Read more »
The Body

A "Cultured" Response to HIV: Probiotics in Yogurt Could Hold Keys to Optimal Gut Health in HIVers

...old-fashioned cup of yogurt -- or a yogurt smoothie, even -- can be a great addition to your gut care regimen. Many commercial yogurts have probiotics in them, though be sure to check the labels for words like "Acidophilus" and "Lactobacillus." Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin 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 »
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Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
My partner has full blown AIDS and is going trough a very tough time at the moment. He's been diagnosed with MAS as well and had to undergo an operation recently leaving him very weak and EXTREMELY wasted away. Our Dr also changed his cocktail and... Read more »