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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick whitish discharge. Candida can also spread and cause infection in the brain, heart, joints and eyes. Can It Be Prevented? There is no way to prevent exposure to candida. Medications are not normally used to prevent candidiasis. There are several reasons for this: It is not very dangerous. There are effective drugs to treat it. The yeast could develop resistance to the...
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Lump under nipples

Hello.I have been diagnosed 2 years ago, and under treatment of Efafirenz and Truvada for 9 months now.A few months ago I dicovered a lump under my left nipple. After mamography cancer wasw ruled out, and my doctor suggested that it is genycomastia...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Propecia can cause gynecomastia and is more likely a contributing factor than your current HIV regimen (though one of those drugs remains a possibility). Many other conditions can contribute such as liver, renal disease, numerous endocrine... Read more »

nipple clamps, non-republican related

Dear Doctor Bob, I know my question may sound absurd (and I would be quite happy if you say that it is) however it has been really causing me anxiety. My situation is as follows: 5 days ago I had a session with a professional dominatrix, during the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Non-Republican Nipple-Clamp Guy,Nipple clams were not excessively painful or uncomfortable???? OUCHAMAGOUCHA!!! Are you absolutely sure you're not Read more »

thrush, thrush!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE, IT HELPED ALOT. I HAVE BEEN TAKING ATRIPLA BUT NOW HAVE THRUSH SINCE I STARTED TAKING THE MEDS. IS THE MED NOT WORKING OR HOW LONG BEFORE I SEE ANY IMPROVEMENT. BESIDES ATRIPLA I AM TAKING,CLOTRIMAXOLE LOZENGES AND...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...It would be very unusual for thrush to develop while on therapy and then not respond to the medications you are taking. The first thing I would suggest is that 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 resistant to all hiv drugs including fuzion. He was taken off all drugs except sustiva and epivir. Also he is resistant to diflucan and fluconisal. ...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...several anti-fungals, in the hopes that one has greater activity against the candida than others, and to push the doses of those medications to which one has responded higher, in spite of the risk of toxicity. So your suggestion makes sense, as... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...develop an AIDS-defining illness (an illness that is very unusual in someone who is not HIV positive). Antiretroviral: a medication that interferes with replication of retroviruses. HIV is a retrovirus. CD4 count: CD4 cells, also called T... Read more »
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Combination Medications

... What Are Combination Medications? What Are PK Boosters? Combinations of Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Read more »
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Medical Appointments

...trouble concentrating, stomach problems or emotional issues like anxiety. New or increasing side effects or reactions to your medications. Again, for how long? How serious are they? Medication compliance: How well you've been taking your... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...use fluconazole to treat other opportunistic infections caused by fungus. What About Drug Resistance? Whenever you take medication, be sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If... Read more »
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Freaking out: A stripper's nipple and a cracked stingy lip

Posted by spearo, 2 Replies
I was out of state and was drinking with a bunch of buddies. Of course we went to a strip club. I decided to get a lapdance - and my mouth came in contact with the stripper's breast a couple of times for a few seconds. Due to the arid region, I had... Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
...Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last Read more »

semen smear on nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does anyone know whether hiv can be transmitted if sperm is smeared onto a pregnant woman's nipple? i know chnaces is low, but if the person is pregnant, will there be a difference? will it be linked to blood stream? Read more »