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How To Treat Thrush In Babies

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...HIV can live as long as men. Women should get tested for HIV. This is especially true for pregnant women and women considering pregnancy. If they test positive for HIV, they can take steps to reduce the risk of infecting their babies and ensure their own health. The best way to prevent infection in heterosexual sex is by using condoms. Other birth control methods do not protect against HIV. Women who use intravenous drugs should not share...
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Consumed with fear for my whole family - what have I done?

Dear DoctorAround 7 weeks ago, I had unprotected oral sex with a strange woman (reciprocated). She was a sex worker. I was very drunk, there is a possibility that there was unprotected vaginal sex for a very short period (like 1 minute). We went...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. Nope.2. HIV-antibody tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered to be conclusive. Consequently, I'd advise waiting until then.3. "Symptoms" are very unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Consequently, I... Read more »

I think you are amazing!!!

I am definitely sending you some monetary support to help with your worthy cause. Your posts are literally helping me through this 3 month period (5 weeks down). This might seem stupid, but should I count 12 weeks or would it be more accurate to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Yes.4. No. These two symptoms are most likely separate. Your doctor should be able to evaluate each without difficulty.Regarding treatment of thrush, amoxicillin would not help. In fact it may make it worse. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that... Read more »

Woo Hoo - Thank You

Dear DoctorYou replied to my message on November 9 regarding my concerns about a possible exposure. You may recall I was concerned about transmission to my Wife and then on to my breast-fed baby.After speaking to my general practitioner, I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative after getting tested, I will NEVER put my family at risk again. Moreover, I will cherish my Wife and baby instead of treating them, in reality, with the same regard I show my car. I say and think that I love them, but my actions clearly... Read more »

Hi I am negative and my partner found out he was positive whilst I was three months pregnant

. Since then I have survived three test all being negative and gave birth to a healthy little girl. This has been great our little miracle baby. See we both probably would have dealt differently with the news by turning to active drug addiction...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I'm not sure what he wants you to wait for. In order to be intimate with you, talk to you, or hold you, he does not need to be treated or perfectly healthy. All that is required is a desire to do so. Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...many HIV+ women are livinglonger, healthier lives. As they think about the future, some of these womenare deciding to have the babies they always wanted. HIV+ women who want to become pregnant should discuss their plans with a health care... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...In animal studies, using itraconazole or ketoconazole during pregnancy caused birth defects. There have also been four known infants born with severe skeletal problems to women who used fluconazole for an extended time while pregnant. It's... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection... Read more »
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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 »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
...probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? Read more »

Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...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 to get rid of my thrush. Tongue is still white all... Read more »

I am a link in a chain of sick people...

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I am a link in a chain of sick people, all connected sexually. We are all clinically undiagnosed. Personally, I am extremely ill(with tumors popping up all over my body). We are definitely carrying something. Its definitely an undiagnosed... Read more »