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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more information on opportunistic infections. The yeast infection candidiasis, or thrush, is fairly common. It can be more serious in people with HIV. See Fact Sheet 501 for more information on thrush. Another opportunistic infection, cryptococcal meningitis, is discussed in Fact Sheet 503 . Fluconazole has been approved to treat both of these infections. Some doctors also use fluconazole...
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Thrush doesn't mean you have HIV!

Hi dr.BobThis is more of a comment than a question but i figured i would post it anyway.Im a medical student and I have always been quite scared, but at the same time interrested in HIV and its biology.A few months ago I had some very unspecific...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are absolutely correct: "thrush doesn't mean you have HIV"! In fact the vast majority of cases of thrush have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS.Dr. Bob Read more »


i like to know about what the med for candida in mouth?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.Candida in the mouth is called thrush (you could search our forums for a lot of information). In brief, there are several treatments for thrush, including the "topical" swish (gargles) medications, like Nystatin or... Read more »


David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...going to take the easy way out and refer you to the following URL: contains the information you need.There are several pictures of thrush (pseudomembranous candidiasis and erythematous... Read more »

erythematous candidias and treatment

Would erythematous candidiasis go way on its own if it was left untreared? I have had small red patches on ny hard pallette before. They have hurt when eating or drinking hot drinks but they have gone after a few days.Thank you for your help.
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine HIV will improve the immune system and the thrush may resolve. I cannot adequately address your question without further information regarding your health and possible reasons for why you have thrush, if you even have it. Some people think... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more information on opportunistic infections. In the mouth, the infection is called thrush . When the infection spreads... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...the blood than the capsule. There is a great potential for interactions between itraconazole and many anti-HIV drugs. For more information, read Project Inform's publication, Drug Interactions . Fungizone (amphotericin B) is given directly... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others. See Fact Sheet 610 for more information. The most common OIs are listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...infected women in the U.S. are Black, although only 13% of the U.S. population is Black. Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy and HIV. What Do Women Need to Know? Women are at risk for HIV infection. Many women... Read more »
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Information needed--Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is thrush? Does it appear within the ARS period ? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone have information about Thrush and asthma inhalers Read more »

Candida, Thrush????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...side, and whenever I press them with my teeth or touch them, they bleed, quite easily. Could this be thrush or oral candida? Any information you all may have about thrush or candida will help. Read more »

The Abbott-Determine test

Posted by ubuntu, 1 Reply
...Hi. I can't find information regarding the Abbott-Determine test. I got tested 1 month and result is negative. I got tested again today (2nd month), will Read more »