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Medication For Candidiasis

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Systemic candidiasis

Hi: Thank you for your time. I was wondering if you have any info on a homeopathic product called Aqua Floa, for the treatment of candidiasis. This fungus seems to have infested my trachea, from my vocal chords to , and including the tops of my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I don't know anything about this homeopathic product. There are a number of effective non-homeopathic medications for candidiasis. It is not normal for a basically healthy person to have candidiasis of the trachea, so I hope that you are... Read more »

oral candidiasis=drug resistance?

Dear Doc,I am on HAART treatment for almost 2 years now taking both combivir and stocrin,1st line treatment.My last cd4 count was 553 in June this year .3 months before June was 365.Few days ago , I've found some white spots behind my tongue.Is this...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...The best course here is to see your doctor and show him the spots on your tongue. In general, thrush is most characteristic on the roof of the mouth on the soft and hard palate, and involvement of the tongue tends to follow this. Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...disease since the early 90's. Indeed, esophageal candidiasis is a well known and serious AIDS-defining illness. Furthermore, Candidal infections can be very serious and life-threatening, especially when they reach the blood stream. If your... Read more »

identifying oral candidiasis

Hi Dr Reznik,In a case of candidiasis on the soft and/or hard palate where it is hard to get a good view, would it be easy to FEEL the lesions/patches with a finger? Also, wouldn't erythematous candidiasis be painful when a finger is rubbed against...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...You should be able to feel the presence of pseudomembranous candidiasis (thrush) on the hard or soft palates (roof of the mouth) with your tongue and possibly your finger. There are very mild cases which one Read more »
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Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the US, its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...or when you take antibiotics (which can kill the helpful bacteria). The medications used to fight Candida are anti-fungal drugs called "azoles." Examples are Nizoral (ketoconazole), Diflucan (fluconazole), or Sporanox (itraconazole). Azoles... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal Cervical cancer, invasive ... Read more »
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candidiasis oral??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...No se si es candidiasis oral o no!! tengo la lengua muy blanca, sobre todo la parte de mas adentro. Lo que pasa es que no es en formas de placas como Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some Read more »

oral candidiasis/ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...swollen lymph node on my neck.i had armpit pain but no swollen lymph nodes.5 weeeks after the posssible exposure i received oral candidiasis-no antibiotics, no inhalers. i talke with my docter and he told me that i have candidiasis and there is... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »