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Is Vaginal Candidiasis Bacteria

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Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...infections are a sign of HIV disease progression in women. This publication focuses on systemic candidiasis -- when it spreads throughout the body and may impact many systems. Project Inform materials are also available on Vaginal Candidiasis or Oral Candidiasis . Cause The fungus called Candida causes candidiasis. This fungus is normally found in small amounts in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In a healthy person,...
Ask the Experts

lesbians and the connection between oral and vaginal thrush

I am a female who has been married to a male for a number of years. Two weeks ago I started a relationship with another woman. We had a very passionate w'end together which involved a lot of oral sex. My girlfriend ended up with vaginal thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes candidiasis, normally exists in a person's mouth but is kept under control by normal bacteria. Certain illnesses--like HIV and cancer--use of medications, and possibly stress, can lead to oral thrush. So,... Read more »

treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Optimizing medications for HIV can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole by mouth is Read more »

Conveniente exmen de carga viral

Hola Dr. Santana:Mis mejores deseos por su noble labor. Quisiera pedirle un consejo ya que, siempre que he escrito he tenido excelentes respuestas de su parte.Hace ms de 1 ao tuve una situacin de riesgo (sexo vaginal sin condn) con un hombre de...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
...Estimada Alejandra> Este tranquila usted no tiene VIH . La Candidiasis vaginal recurrente afecta a muchas mujeres y las causas son multiples.He oido que comer Yogurt con cultivos de bacterias activos restablecen Read more »

Bacterias

Hola Dr. Hace un mes el gastroenterologo me diagnostico una bacteria en el estomago y me dio tratamiento con antibioticos en total eran 6 antibioticos diarios por 2 semanas, luego de eso, senti molestias(picor) Vaginal y el Ginecologo me diagnostico...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
...al efecto de los antibiticos en el intestino y en la vagina, ya que cambia el ambiente de crecimiento y se proliferan otras bacterias y hongos. No tiene nada que ver con VIH. Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...treatment: Mouthwash derived 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...the best way to prevent an outbreak of candidiasis. How Is It Treated? A healthy immune system keeps candida in balance. Bacteria normally found in the body also help control it. Some antibiotics kill these helpful bacteria and cause an... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...treatment with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal Infections (Yeast Infections, Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). Symptoms... Read more »
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regreso el miedo!!! Ayuda the body o quien pueda

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola a todos, pues les cuento que el Lunes pasado fui por mis resultados de la prueba de VIH despues de 60 dias de la situacion de riesgo, el resultado fue Negativo, esto me dio un descanso y un alivio inimaginable, crei que ya la habia librado y me... Read more »

SOLO una Pregunta para vos

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
DE DONDE SOS YO ESTOY EN CASI LA MISMA SITUACION LAS MISMAS CIRCUNSTANCIAS SOY DE ARGENTINA DECIME TENES EMAIL PASAMELO SI QUERES CHARLAMOS ALGO DEL TEMA LA VERDAD YO ESTOY CON MIEDO SALUDOS ESPERO SOLO SEA UN SUSTO PARA LOS DOS Read more »

INFOMACIN CANIDIDASIS

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
...Algunas veces, la candidiasis oral puede causar grietas, hendiduras y lceras (queilitis angular) en los costados de la boca. Candidiasis vaginal: El sntoma ms evidente de una infeccin vaginal es la aparicin de un flujo espeso y blanco, similar a... Read more »

Ayuda que puede ser...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Despues de una relacion de riesgo (sexo vaginal sin preservativo hace 7 semanas), tengo problemas con mi genitales, no presento heridas visibles, pero siento que me arde el glande, ademas que aparecieron unos granitos en la corano, y el cuerpo de... Read more »