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Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

...Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What Is Silymarin? Silymarin refers to the extract from the seeds of the plant Silybum marianum , also called "milk thistle." It has been used for over 2,000 years. During the Middle Ages, the seed of the milk thistle was commonly used to treat liver diseases. The active ingredients of milk thistle are chemicals called...
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Milk thistle or other liver detox with HIV meds?

I have recently been told that my liver is a little high, i think the enzymes or some other count, and I mentioned to my new dr here in Palm Springs that when I was in Austin TX before moving here, my Dr there wanted to take a liver biopsy as my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There is no data based on a well done study showing that milk thistle is effective and safe to use for liver related problems seen in the setting of treated HIV infection. There are anecdotal Read more »

I know i have HIV! (ANOTHER "I KNOW I HAVE IT" QUESTION, 2010)

Dear Doc, Let me just start off by saying that i love the work u do for HIV and the cause and i believe someday i will be in ur shoes doing the same for others. I want to let u know that i am 100% sure that i have HIV. Let me tell u what happened....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not another dude who is "!00% sure" he is HIV positive, despite repeatedly testing HIV negative??? You're like the fifth one tonight. There must be a full moon out or something, because loads of looney-tunes wackos are out in force! Getting... Read more »

Take medication with food or milk

I recently have been put on a new study drug SCH56592 for thrush and Oral Gancyclovir. On the labels it says take with food or milk. I then ask Hoffman-Laroche what that meant, all they could tell me was "do not use milk" ????. These drugs are...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
1. You need to speak to your study coordinator re SCH6592 as I do not have specific information about it (it's experimental)2. Your pharmacist can advise you about the ganciclovir, but I believe you are not supposed to take it with dairy products... Read more »

Consumption of Milk

Just need to know if its healthy to drink full cream milk. i am weighing 50 or 55 kgs at the most and 50 years of age.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You should try to get non fat milk and make sure it is fortified with Vitamin D. Also, be careful is you are lactose intolerant. Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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Thrush and ABT

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...would like to hear from others who have had problems with thrush and some non pharmecutical solutions as well, My doctor wants me to Add ABT to my current drugs, have taken all available drugs Read more »

What are the symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it is thicker on my tongue. I went to a doctor (who didnt seem to know what he was doing) and he said he didnt think it was thrush (because it is not anywhere else in my mouth) ..anyways he gave me nylstat (sp?) and i rinsed with that 4 times a... Read more »

Opinions from the experts?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Tested negative for ELISA At week 8 the lesion on tongue came back with extreme dry mouth and burning. Dr said it was mild thrush and gave me tablets to put on tongue. Tested negative for P24 and ELISA. Had Oraquick test at week 10 and week... Read more »

Think U R +? Read My Story

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...chest and hives over my stomach and back along with severe dirreah. She developed a small rash on her arm. Our twins developed thrush. Very bad thrush. We had a two year old who had drank some of my wife's breast milk we left for the twins before... Read more »