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Male Yeast Infection And Hiv

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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 more... Read more »

Male Yeast Infection Help?

I am a bit embarrassed by this, since I have never suffered from it before but I think I might have... Read more »

stress? yeast infection? mono? bacterial infection?

I am 21year old male healthy!!so heres my story on december 2 2011 i had only oral sex she went... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact comprised 64% of the estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2009. 1 Assessing the geographic distribution of HIV infection by transmission... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

The authors set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Circumcision Boosts Sexual Pleasure, Study Shows

Efforts to prevent HIV infection by promoting male circumcision -- which reduces the risk of female-to-male transmission by about 60 percent -- got a boost from news presented Wednesday at the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal Lancet , the New... Read more »
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yeast infection(male)..HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All,

Can somebody explain what a yeast infection looks like on the penis.

I had a risky sexual encounter and after few months the tip of my penis I see a few dots(just next to the penis slit). These dots are flat, dont hurt when touched and are... 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. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

Yeast infection/HIV within 4 months?

Posted by OnAQuest, 2 Replies
I may have possibly been exposed to HIV numerous times within a four month period. I began seeing someone in January. We were together until April 25th. In Feb I got a yeast infection. It cleared up with treatment just fine. April 8th I got another... Read more »

systemic yeast infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
I posted a while ago about some weird symtoms i was having wondering if it could be a sign of acute hiv infection. I went to the doctor and was told i had a systemic yeast infection. I haven't taken antibiotics lately, and don't know why i could... Read more »