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Is Getting A Yeast Infection A Sign Of Hiv

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Yeast infection and HIV

I had three protected with condoms, sexual intercourse encounters with three separate men in sept/oct. I recd oral from all three men. and gave oral, though not to ejaculation, to all three. Two weeks after the last encounter I developed a severe...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your yeast infections are probably related to antibiotic therapy but you should have a HIV test for reassurance; a negative test now indicates that Read more »

yeast infection and HIV

i've had this yeast infection since February 14 and it still not cured with the proper treatment. ... Read more »

Are chronic yeast infections a sign of HIV?

I am 24 yrs old. I am married, & have been sexually active with my husband only for the last 5... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...fluconazole once aweek or placebo. After a median follow-up period of 29 months, fluconazolereduced the risk of at least one yeast infection of the mouth and vagina by44 percent. The drug reduced the risk of oral candidiasis by 50 percentand... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy person, but Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...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) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...fungal infections can't be treated with 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... Read more »
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Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. Read more »

systemic yeast infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
...symtoms i was having wondering if it could be a sign of acute hiv infection. I went to the doctor and was told i had a systemic yeast infection. I haven't taken antibiotics lately, and don't know why i could have gotten it. I am on the medication... Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though it has been treated 2x with prescription and once otc. The symptoms... Read more »

yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is a vaginal yeast infection that was detected after testing negative for HIV (90 days after last risk) a sign of HIV? Read more »