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Is Getting A Yeast Infection A Sign Of Hiv

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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 years, and we have a healthy three year old. Prior to our relationship, unfortunatly I had unprotected sex with as many as 20 partners, from the time...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I assume you mean vaginal yeast infections. These are extremely common and are not indicative of HIV infection. Similarly, allergies are not indicative of HIV infection, and fatigue has multiple potential causes. The HIV test is extremely sensitive,... Read more »

Yeast Infection, immune suppression, HIV

Hi, I have a fungal infection which does not seem to go away even after 20 days of Sporanox... Read more »

recurrent yeast infections

Is a recurrent yeast infection a sign of HIV...or can it also be a sign of other diseases or... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

In New York City MSM With Rectal Bacterial Infection, One in 15 Gets HIV Yearly

This article was reported by the Westside Gazette (Broward County, Fla.). An article in Westside Gazette reported a study on New York City men who have sex with men (MSM) with rectal bacterial infections and HIV infection. According to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: "Get Tested" Is Advice as AIDS Infection Rate Rises in Duval

A rise in HIV infection rates among gay men has Jacksonville health officials and social services agencies redoubling prevention efforts aimed at this group. Their message: Get tested, and if you're infected, change your behavior. The Duval... Read more »
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systemic yeast infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
I posted a while ago about some weird 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... Read more »

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. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

Yeast infection/HIV within 4 months?

Posted by OnAQuest, 2 Replies
I may have possibly been exposed to HIV numerous times within a four month period. I began seeing someone in January. We were together until April 25th. In Feb I got a yeast infection. It cleared up with treatment just fine. April 8th I got another... Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative... Read more »