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Milk And Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

...Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What Is Silymarin? Silymarin refers to the extract from the seeds of the plant Silybum marianum , also called "milk thistle." It has been used for over 2,000 years. During the Middle Ages, the seed of the milk thistle was commonly used to treat liver diseases. The active ingredients of milk thistle are chemicals called...
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PLEASE Help Me...HORRIBLE THRUSH

Hi Dr--I have searched the internet, as well as many Drs, for an answer to my problem and after reading your website you seem to be the only person that can help.For the past year I have developed a white, paste-like film in my mouth on my tongue,...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...of systemic diseases, you should be able to obtain an accurate diagnosis. Can Lyme disease cause oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush)? The answer is yes. What is the best way to manage thrush? This would depend on the extent of the presentation.... Read more »

Take medication with food or milk

I recently have been put on a new study drug SCH56592 for thrush and Oral Gancyclovir. On the labels it says take with food or milk. I then ask Hoffman-Laroche what that meant, all they could tell me was "do not use milk" ????. These drugs are...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
1. You need to speak to your study coordinator re SCH6592 as I do not have specific information about it (it's experimental)2. Your pharmacist can advise you about the ganciclovir, but I believe you are not supposed to take it with dairy products... Read more »

My son

was born hiv negative. Since birth Jan. 2003 he had sore throat at 5 weeks old, then he had ear infections off and on some lasted two months etc until Oct. 2003 when he had tubes put he. He then had one more, and hasn['t had any more since. He...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
No.Be well. Read more »

Can having had Tuberculosis affect the Elisa results?

Hi,I had TB last year, adhered to 9 months of TB therapy (ok, I didn't completely give up drinking-went out occasionally), but the doctor said I was healthy at the end of my treatment and I did strictly adhere to my pill regimen) and got a clean...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I am not aware of any research that suggests that tuberculosis will have any effect on the accuracy of the HIV antibody tests.RMK Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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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 Read more »

What are the symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it is thicker on my tongue. I went to a doctor (who didnt seem to know what he was doing) and he said he didnt think it was thrush (because it is not anywhere else in my mouth) ..anyways he gave me nylstat (sp?) and i rinsed with that 4 times a... Read more »

Opinions from the experts?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Tested negative for ELISA At week 8 the lesion on tongue came back with extreme dry mouth and burning. Dr said it was mild thrush and gave me tablets to put on tongue. Tested negative for P24 and ELISA. Had Oraquick test at week 10 and week... Read more »

HIV and milk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can I get HIV from milk? I read I can in People magazine. Read more »