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esophageal candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »

Mouth & Oesophagus Candidiasis - Signs & Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FREAKING OUT AGAIN! Please, people, does anybody know how to tell normal white tongue from candidiasis?????

Also, does anybody know the symptoms of GULLET (OESOPHAGUS) CANDIDIASIS? Is it simply a "lump" in the throat kind of feeling? I have a feeling... Read more »

Question for joe swiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
You say you had/have oesophageal candidiasis. Was this diagnosed by a doctor?

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so what is it?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
i don't really expect an answer to my subject question. i just read in one of "notanonymous"'s posts that his symptoms included acid reflux. is acid reflux connected to hiv? i tested neg at 90 days after unprotected vaginal sex (i am a female, so... Read more »

Esophagitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are Esophagitis and angular cheilitis a syntom of HIV??? Read more »
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esophageal candidiasis

I have esophageal candidiasis that is resistant to all the medications (azoles, etc). Amphoteracin seems to keep the infection "in check" (with ongoing candida present in vast scarring tissue, thus losing the effect of systemic...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Azole resistant Candida infections can really be difficult. We've used some of the newer antifungals with some successes- Voriconazole sometimes works where the first-generation azoles haven't (fluconazole,... Read more »

candida esophagitis/ARS

Dr Feinberg, Is candida esophagitis a symptom of ARS or does it normally come later in HIV infection?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Esophagitis usually occurs late in HIV disease, but it has been described in people with ARS whose T cells are very low as a result of recent infection.... Read more »

What Is Candida esophagitis?

What is candida esophogitis? What syptoms occur? And do all hiv pos get it? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Candida esophagitis is a yeast infection of the lining of the esophagus. Not all HIV+ get this, but it is one of the most common OIs. Symptoms include difficulty and/or pain with swallowing, especially in the mid-chest; a feeling like "food... Read more »
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
PCP and candida esophagitis.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair, HIV/AIDS Advocate Lantos Dies

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) died Monday from esophageal cancer at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., the New York Times reports. Lantos was 80 years old (Herszenhorn, New York Times , 2/12).... Read more »
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Natural History of Hepatitis C

Acute infection (0-6 months) Chronic infection (6+ months) End stage liver disease Factors that accelerate hepatitis C progression Hepatitis C and your liver What does your liver do? How does hepatitis C damage your liver? ... Read more »