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Main Symptom Of Vaginal Hiv Yeast Infection

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Systemic Candidiasis

...windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also spread throughout the body. While this is rare, it is life-threatening. The most common places for infection are in the mouth and vagina. Recurrent and difficult to treat vaginal yeast 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...
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Male Yeast infection and HIV

I have been HIV since 1998 and my numbers has gone up and down but since in decent health. But every time my cd4 goes down they put me on antibiotics for a few months and I in up with yeast infections due to the antibiotics. I am 43 uncircumcised...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some patients are very sensitive to use of antibiotics in that there is fungal overgrowth in various places (mouth, skin, vagina, foreskin areas). Use of topical antifungals or including active culture yogurt in your diet (to try to replenish... Read more »

Worried about infections

Hi Dr. Bob,Welcome back to the forum! I'm not surprised by all the "Are you ok?" messages...you were sorely missed! :)I wrote you shortly before you went "on tour" but didn't receive an answer (which I completely understand, having been a devoted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I see no cause for concern regarding HIV from the incident you describe. The main reason to even get a three-month HIV test would be to calm your fears and put your mind at rest.Sorry, no plans to visit Virginia, Read more »

Emblism

I found out this past week that a man I was intimate with twice, with a condom, has AIDS. We were intimate a little over 4 years ago. In Sept 2001 I had an emblism and was on Warfarin until Feb 2001. I've been gaining weight since then. My doctor...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...culprit of yeast infections, many women get yeast infections for reasons we do not know.So although I do not think your clot or yeast infection are HIV-related, you still need to get a HIV test because you may have been exposed. It is better to... Read more »

persistent vaginal yeast infection

I have a problem! I don't know what it is. I have taken antibiotics for bacterial infection and I have this white discharge that is grainy The doctor told me I did not have any yeast but to me it looks like it never goes away. Normally my body...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Persistent/recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be a sign of HIV, but they can also occur in HIV-s and in other diseases such as diabetes. Sometimes, if a vaginal yeast Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed but gets recurrent vaginal yeast infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...candidiasis in 323 HIV-positive women (abstract 103.2). Use of fluconazole cut in half the incidence of oral/throat and vaginal yeast infections (see also Treatment Issues , June/July 1996 ). The effect of fluconazole on esophageal candidiasis... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...common, more serious and/or moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...appearance) associated with mild to severe itching, burning discomfort, and pain with urination. Though many women "self-diagnose" yeast infections, and many providers diagnose the infection by its appearance, diagnosis can be confirmed by... Read more »
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Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...status for anonymous sex -- protected vaginal, unprotected oral. The oral lasted about a minute, and a day later, I developed a yeast infection on my penis (diagnosed). Treated it with anti-fungals, and it helped, but the infection has been... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

very upset

Posted by ophelia, 1 Reply
...them. I just went to my doctor and he gave me some gel to put in my mouth and they went away. Over the years I've had a few more yeast infections but not what I would consider "excessive" or "frequent" ones. also, I have been on and off the birth... Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. Read more »