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Is Systemic Candidiasis Contagious

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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness and sign that HIV disease is...
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Systemic candidiasis

Hi: Thank you for your time. I was wondering if you have any info on a homeopathic product called Aqua Floa, for the treatment of candidiasis. This fungus seems to have infested my trachea, from my vocal chords to , and including the tops of my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't know anything about this homeopathic product. There are a number of effective non-homeopathic medications for candidiasis. It is not normal for a basically healthy person to have candidiasis of the trachea, so I hope that you are... Read more »

Is CMV contagious? Am I contagious to unborn children?

The "opportunistic infections" page does not have a "Ask A Question" link.I have been diagnosed and treated for Immnune System Recovery Uveitis with a secondary CMV Retinitis. My best friend is pregnant. Is my CMV contagious to...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You could indeed be contagious to an unborn child. Given your diagnosis of CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection, you are no doubt shedding CMV into your urine.Your friend could get tested to see if she's immune to CMV. This would entail getting a... Read more »

mulluscus contagious

I recently was diagnosed with mulluscus contagious, I had arround 25 small pimples on my genital area. Ive done research all over the web regarding symptoms. I found out mulluscus is related to HIV. IM FREAKING 0UT!!!... some of the symptoms i found...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Molluscum contagiosum can occur in poz-people as well as HIV neggies! In folks with immunodeficiency/immunosuppression from any cause (HIV, cancer, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, etc.), molluscum contagiosum and other skin infections can be... Read more »

Is ARS cough contagious?

Hello Doc,I had case of hangnails as i picked my skin at nail roots. They were pretty fresh..i mean an hour or two fresh.At this time...I had an episode of fingering a prostitute. No sex and no kissing. At first I had dry cough and saw coated tongue...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not transmitted through the air (it is not airborne), so a person is not at risk for HIV infection when a person with acute HIV infection coughs.There is no evidence that HIV has ever been transmitted through fingering (even with hangnails).... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

esophageal candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »

oral candidiasis/ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I hope that someone will read this message!!!excuse my english.
three months before was my last sexual contact-protected.
but before this we were together in the tub...how foolish.
one week later i had sore throat runny nose,sneezing.after two weeks... Read more »

two immune systems?????

Posted by Anonymous
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below... Read more »