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Over The Counter Medication For Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...changes in medications. Smoking and Opportunistic Infections People with HIV disease who smoke are more likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP, see Fact Sheet 515 ) For women, smoking can increase the risk and severity of infection...
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Immune System Enhancement

Hello Bob, I'd like to start by appreciating the immense hope you're rendering to all HIV+ patients and their close ones. My younger sister has been diagnosed HIV+ earlier this month and she has a current CD4 count of 665. Here in Cameroon, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you for your very kind comments. They are warmly appreciated. I'm sorry to hear about your sister's recent diagnosis.Regarding over-the-counter drugs or foodstuffs to keep the CD4 count high, unfortunately there are none. The "natural drugs" and... Read more »

Dubya's Abstinence Only Policy

Dr. Bob,First of all, let me say that your site is amazing. I would love to work with you one day out in sunny California or volunteer in Africa with you (or do you just raise funds for meds there?). Anyway, I want to say great job on your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more after the incident, whether or not you have symptoms. Stop worrying about when the onset of HIV-induced neuropathy, OHL or thrush might be. You'll learn all about this in medical school. If not, demand they teach HIV medicine!!! It must be... Read more »

What Med's do I use?

I tested positive in 1987 (18 years ago) It as only been recently that I have had bouts with thrush and now my energy levels appears to deplete quickly during the course of a day, with some days worst then others. My CD4-36 and CD4- 6% with my viral...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...it is difficult to predict which regimen will work out best. If the first regimen is not right then a process of sequential medication changes may be necessary to reach the goal of an effective, non-toxic cocktail. There are not effective... Read more »

Insertive Anal Sex

Hi Dr. Bob, I'll be brief because I know you get a lot of questions. About 10 weeks ago I had unprotected insertive anal sex with a transvestite sex worker. There was no ejaculation. But I have had herpes since the mid-80's and I fear that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Concerned,I'm quite sure that ten weeks of an inflamed tallywhacker doesn't make Mr. Happy very happy at all. Why suffer? See a dermatologist now. As for your self-diagnoses: "With everything I have applied I have to face that it is viral,"... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... 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

Drug Interactions

...Does the Body Process Drugs? How Do Drugs Interact? Why Does Food Matter? What Causes the Most Interactions With HIV Medications? What Other Drugs Need Special Attention? What About Herbal Products? The Bottom Line What Are... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
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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 »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can take between 5-10 years in HIV infection to come up. I had an HIV test 3 weeks ago and this... 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 »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How do I get a health professional to take serously, and test me for, oral thrush? My doctor just laughed it off saying that it only happens when the immune system is really down. However, I have white stuff Read more »