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Immune Syndromes And Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...Fluconazole can also cause kidney damage. Let your doctor know if you notice a rapid increase in your weight, or if any part of your body gets swollen. In rare cases, fluconazole can cause a serious reaction (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) that shows up as a skin rash. Pregnant women or women who are breastfeeding should not take fluconazole. How Does It React With Other Drugs? Fluconazole is processed mostly by the kidneys. It does not...
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Worried sick, Please help!

Hello Dr.Thank you so much for your reply. You're an angel for the work you do for people here!If you don't mind me just asking a follow up question;1) Is oral thrush a symptom of ARS? There's too much conflicting info on the net, some sites say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Yes, it can be. Oral candidiasis is seen in approximately 12% of HIV acute retroviral syndrome cases. However, it's much more common in late-stage disease when the immune system becomes deficient. Oral candidiasis (thrush) Read more »


what's aids? what's hiv? what are the different stages
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...HI, AIDS stands for Autoimmune deficiency syndrome, HIV stands for Human immune virus. There are 5 stages, first is acute infection which occurs after infected with virus and Read more »

thrush= disease progression?

Hello Dr. Feinberg,I've been trying to get answer to this for months, but no luck. A bit frustrating in light of the some of the questions answered.Can you please help?Supposing a friend has oral thrush one month after a risky exposure. I...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There is no perfect, all-encompassing answer to what acute retroviral syndrome may consist of. Typically, it is a mono-like illness that can be complicated by the types of problems that are seen in more Read more »

thrush during acute viral stage

Dear Doctors,I have posted this questions several times without an answer.Assume a person is HIV positive after an exposure two months ago. Only acute viral syndrome symptom was thrush(no fever, rash, or other common symptoms). Is this common...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...People may or may not have any signs or symptoms when they first get HIV. In some series, up to 10% of individuals may have thrush when they first contract HIV. I cannot give you a more precise percent of individuals who only have thrush.There... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: Acquired means you can get infected with it. Immune Deficiency means a weakness in the body's system that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

... What Is Immune Restoration Syndrome? How Was the Syndrome Identified? Bad News -- Or Good? What Problems Can Occur? How Is the Syndrome Treated? The Bottom Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...antiretroviral treatment and are infected with cryptococcus may develop these symptoms as part of the immune reconstitution syndrome (see Fact Sheet 483 .) The tests use blood or spinal fluid. Health care providers get spinal fluid by doing a... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...answers, more questions. J Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 57:167-170, 2006. Crum-Cianflone NF. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndromes: what's new? AIDS Reader 16(4):199-206, 213, 216-217; discussion 214-217. 2006. Read more »
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need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
...girl myself and my girlfriend were the picture of health. Now you name it we are experiencing it. My girlfriend has had Vaginal Thrush several times; Diarrhea... cant even count the number of times this happened to her!! Night Sweats, constant... Read more »

Maybe it is not HIV

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies and could not get out of bed the next for 2 months I have gradually lost some of the fatigue but now deal many infections (thrush,EBV,psoriasis,low testosterone,low b-12, mouth sores,ect) these are real symptoms. I have been dealing with this... Read more »

It's getting worse:

Posted by coby, 8 Replies
...Well for the past three days I feel liking I'm fighting thrush in my mouth. I have it coming from the back of my tongue and can wipe ot off and it comes back, my tongue is also hairy looking. Read more »