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Is Vaginal Thrush And Vaginal Yeast Infection The Same Thing

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative 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 likely to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed...
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IS THRUSH THE SAME AS YEAST INFECTION/YEAST VAGINITIS?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Thrush is a candida (also called yeast) infection of the throat; vaginal candidiasis (yeast) is the vaginal equivalent of thrush. Read more »

scared im infected do normal blood test show hiv results

a year ago i sleeped with a guy who i now suspect has hiv, after about 4 months i notice dark blemishes around my genitals and they have been spreading.My doctor told me i had trush, but i'd had trush befor and this was'nt it , the cream my doctor...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...confusing terms used to call yeast infections. Your doctor may have said that you have a yeast infection in your genital area called vaginal candidiasis or vulvovaginal candidiasis. Thrush is a yeast infection that you get in your mouth. Did you... Read more »

can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red wart-looking things...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Vaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management Read more »

vaginal thrush

my girlfriend sometimes has a fishy fanney is it thrush or anything she says she has quite heavy yellow dischard is there a cure
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Vaginal thrush or yeast infection is common in women and by itself is not cause for concern about HIV infection; there are many effective treatments Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...least one yeast infection of the mouth and vagina by44 percent. The drug reduced the risk of oral candidiasis by 50 percentand vaginal candidiasis by 38 percent. During the study, 41 patients onfluconazole and 23 on placebo experienced at least... Read more »
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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...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... Read more »
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Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
...Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection Read more »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can take between 5-10 years in HIV infection to come up. I had an HIV test 3 weeks ago... Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...hello everyone, I was recently treated for an std with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though Read more »