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Nystatin Cream For Thrush

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common 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...
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Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the anus as well as on the perianal area and i also apply Desonate 0.05% gel for my scalp itching on a big area on my scalp. I am applying that from couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Neither your Nystatin/Triamcinolone acetate cream nor your desonate gel will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test results or alter the window period for seroconversion. Specialized (PCR) testing is not warranted.Thank you for your... 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 you see an expert provider to make sure it truely is thrush, versus something else such... Read more »

thrush question

My doctor gave me nystatin to cure thrush I have been taking it for 2 days and it has not been helpfull can you tell me the average time lenght till its gone, thank you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of Nystatin to treatm oral thrush in the setting of HIV infection can can many days even weeks to clear. Sometimes I get better results with clotrimazole troches or oral fluconazole used for several weeks. KH... Read more »

Viginal Thrush?

Hi my girlfriend is having a thick discharge like a cheese cream, and sometimes there's a blood in it when she masturbate(phone sex with me). I don't think i have any diseases, because I don't see any of HIV or STD symptoms in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately this is not the kind of problem we can evaluate over the Internet. Your girlfriend should see her gynecologist for an examination and treatment.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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thrush??, please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i do not want to sound stupid or ignorant, but how you know you have oral trush???
i drink lots of coffee( cream&sugar) i found myself today witha yellowish tongue, use a napkin to clean it and turn yellowish.

there is no sores, or anything else... Read more »

thrush??, please help.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i do not want to sound stupid or ignorant, but how you know you have oral trush???
i drink lots of coffee( cream&sugar) i found myself today witha yellowish tongue, use a napkin to clean it and turn yellowish.

there is no sores, or anything else... Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Has anyone out there had success treating thrush with something other than... Read more »

Q about oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if some of the experts could give me some info. Is oral thrush painful? I came down with a bad throat infection a couple of days ago. Having a hard time swallowing and both my nodes are swollen and painful in my neck. Upon further... Read more »