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Is A Yeast Infection That Wont Go Away Is An Early Symptom Of Hiv

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Thank you and fungal recurrence question

Dr. Bob,I work in the medical industry and therefore know MANY wonderful physicians. You however are by far the most incredible doctor (reading your forum) that exceeds the "standard of care." Please continue your work. I can tell you have made an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Thanks for your very kind comments!1. HIV-infected patients can get a wide variety of skin problems, including recurrent fungal/yeast infections in the genital area. There is no specific time for these types of problems to occur. In general all... Read more »

EARLY SIGNS!!!!!!!

Read that vaginal problems can be early sign of HIV? What sort of problems would these be? Thanks... Read more »

early symptoms

If a child was to contract hiv either in utero or breast feeding, what would be some of the early... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed but gets recurrent vaginal yeast infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina,... Read more »
The Body

First Person: An Interview With Shelley Singer

...months, getting sicker and sicker. No one knew why. And I had lots of female problems. I was failing Pap smears. I had chronic yeast infections. I had all kinds of illnesses and pains and problems. That started in the early months of 1996. By,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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recurrent yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous
...time unprotected sex with someone of unknown status in early January. I want to know if recurrent yeast infections are a late symptoms of HIV (once the immune system is compromised) or if this is something that could be happening 5 months after... 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 Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...though they would not know if it was HIV. I don't know whats true, but can you guys let me know if chronic thrush is possible at early stage HIV with no other symptoms except possiblt a runny nose sometimes. Do the doctors really know? Thanks... Read more »

yeast

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...STD, as I havent had vaginal sex since i was last tested for other STD's) I wish I would have never read that HIV can cause yeast infections. I was feeling a lot better about things. My body is throwing all these cruve balls at me, it's really... Read more »