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Is Tea Tree Oil Used For Vaginitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...tea. It is made from the bark of a South American tree. Take garlic supplements or eat raw garlic. Garlic has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. However, it can interfere with protease inhibitor drugs. Gargle with tea tree oil diluted in water. Take lactobacillus (acidophilus) capsules or eat yogurt with this bacteria. Make sure the label says it has live, active cultures. It may help to take it after taking antibiotics. Take...
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Penis head inflammation after vaginal sex

From time to time I get an inflammation of my penis head, actually under the foreskin where it attaches to the penis shaft (I am not circumsized). Usually I wash and this goes away. I write now because the other day I had unprotected sex with my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Inflammation of the glans (head of the penis) is more common among uncircumcised males. It can be caused by poor hygiene, infections, or allergic reactions. Consider seeing a doctor for evaluation, especially if the inflammation is accompanied by... Read more »

vaginal sex, then anal sex, back to vaginal sex

my partner and myself have started to experiment with anal sex withoutcondoms. I read some articles that say even if both partners are monogomous,condoms should be used. Reading your insights gave me much relief. Question Ihave is that we like to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.First of all, regarding condom use, if there's any chance that you or yourpartner has any Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), then it's important touse condoms for protection. If neither of you are infected with any... Read more »

vaginal smell -- how to tell if it is bad?

what does normal vaginal smell smell like? i do have an odor, but am not sure if it is abnormal or not.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please refer to my response to Vaginal Odor.It is difficult to describe what a "normal vaginal smell" is like. It is important to be aware of any marked changes in vaginal odor, especially if the odor becomes what some people describe as "fishy"... Read more »

vaginal fluid,secretion and hiv infection

Dr.Judith,is there any difference between the vaginal fluid and vaginal secretion related to hiv infection? .thank you very much.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No, they both are referring to the same thing. Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

... Tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) has become a popular treatment for people with HIV. It is made from a tree that is native only to Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tea Tree Oil Looks Promising Against Oral Fungus

...increases the risk of the fungus becoming resistant to these drugs. Now there appears to be a plant-based extract, commonly called tea tree oil (Melaleuca), that may hold some promise against oral fungal infections in some people with AIDS.... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Candidiasis

...antibacterianas. Sin embargo, puede interferir con los inhibidores de la proteasa. Hágase gárgaras con aceite del árbol del té (tea tree oil en inglés) diluido en agua. Tome cápsulas de lactobacilus (acidófilus) o coma yogurt que... Read more »
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Yeast infections

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vaginal secretions

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