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Medical Condition Known As Thrush

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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...
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 of this condition. For people who have recurrent infections, there are ways of preventing recurrence. My... Read more »

drug resistant thrush

My partner can not get his thrush under control. He has 4 t cells and viral load of 240,000. He is... Read more »

Are any HIV drugs known to be truly unhealthy?

I read an article several months ago from a Doctor who claims that what is really making HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

Gynecological Conditions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Vaginal Candidiasis Tips That May Help Prevent Yeast Infections Herpes Syphilis Other Common STIs Cervicitis Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Human Papillomavirus Menstrual Changes Menopause Interactions Between Anti-HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

Surprising Rate of Serious Heart Condition Found in Those on HAART

A poster presentation at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA meeting in Washington, DC revealed a surprisingly high rate of a serious heart condition called pulmonary arterial hypertension , or PH, in people with HIV. The condition is high blood pressure... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission and Other Health Conditions: Implications for the United States

What is Male Circumcision? Male Circumcision and Risk for HIV Transmission Male Circumcision and Other Health Conditions Risks Associated With Male Circumcision Effects of Male Circumcision on Penile Sensation and Sexual Function HIV Infection... Read more »

Little-Known Program Tries to "Bridge the Gap" for People on ADAP Waiting Lists

Nine U.S. states now have waiting lists for their AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), state-funded programs that help low-income HIVers pay for the medications they need. As a growing number of people are forced to wait for ADAP access , many of... Read more »
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Had all the symptoms...but no known risk factors??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I had all the symptoms of ARS. I would have been able to dismiss it if not for the strange rash I got. The rash was most prominent on my arms and legs, but I had a little on my stomach as well. The rash lasted about a week or so on my stomach and... Read more »

Known Exposure(?); PEP; HEP C "cured"; Home Access

Posted by login123
What a roller coaster this has been. In November, I started having sex with someone who was HIV + and "cured" of Hep C for several years (5+). I saw his medical records. With regards to HIV, he had an undetectable viral load <20 for years and was... Read more »

Question about thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all,

I have a question about thrush, can it be caused do to your immune system being weakened by stress? Stress such as worrying if one has HIV? I ask this because I got tested for HIV twice, and both times the tests came back negative (this... Read more »

why is PEP not more widely known about

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
why isnt there more publicity around post exposure prophyactic treatment. If the body website is right and PEP shows 79 % effectiveness why not use it all the time, and why isnt this sucess story common knowledge, at least it was not for me... Read more »