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Liquid Anti Fungal Medications For Thrush Otc

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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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Oral Anti Fungals and HAART.

Does Difucan interact negatively with Truvada and/or Isentress? Aside from that, would Difucan be a good choice for someone with a fungal ear infection? Any newer better choices for that type of infection available?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,There aren't any significant interactions between fluconazole (Diflucan) and tenfovir/FTC (Truvada) or raltegravir (Isentress).As for the best treatments for fungal ear infection-- it's not exactly clear which fungus might be causing... Read more »

18 y/o, fungal infec.&esophogitis, candidiasis. Worried, my cause?

Dr. Feinberg, Last week I had an EGD. My doctor discovered a fungal infection in my esophagus, and also wrote esophogitis candidiasis on my report. I am only 18, a female, and have also been treated with four different anit-biotics over the past...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Prolonged use of broad-spectrum antibiotics like those used for sinusitis can cause candida infection in the mouth (thrush), but candida in the esophagus would be highly unusual in this setting. This is one of the most common infections that HIV+... Read more »

TOOTHPASTE FOR THRUSH?

hi doctor.is there any toothpate you recommend foer people with candida infection? the reason i am asking is because almost all toothpaste kill bacteria only..and ppl with thrush need good bacteria in mouth right? any suggestion>thanks...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Presently in the US, a toothpaste with significant anti-fungal properties is not available. For my patients who present with candidiasis, I place them on an appropriate antifungal medication such as Mycelex troches or Diflucan. I also stress the... Read more »

persistant rash that seems to be Fungal

Doc, this is not really a question so much as something which I have experienced myself, I was reading a question from a patient who was worried about KS, rash, etc, with high counts, and low viral, and their symptoms seemed very similar to some I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for sharing your experience. KH... Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help! In August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was... Read more »

Q about oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if some of the experts could give me some info. Is oral thrush painful? I came down with a bad throat infection a couple of days ago. Having a hard time swallowing and both my nodes are swollen and painful in my neck. Upon further... Read more »

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 and i am at the "end of the road" as far as old and... Read more »

Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »