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Over The Counter Medicine For Thrush On The Vagina

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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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is this medicines can be bought over the counter

hi! i just want to know if these medicines likes entecavir,pegylated interferon, telbivudine,adefovir and lamivudine are over the counter... pls tell me what are the medicines that i can buy over the counter.ty very much! more power and god bless...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No these are only available by prescription.... Read more »

Thrush?...or Coated Tongue after medicine

Dave,I have had protected sex with other people and recently developed a white tongue....evenly white with little red dots that are perfectly spaced....some minor pain or tingling when eating some foods....I have never had unprotected sex....I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Before I start, let me state that it is impossible to diagnose your condition without having the opportunity to examine you, even with the detailed history you mention in this message. With this in mind, I can share a thought or two:It is possible... Read more »

can licking vagina cause HIV

I was at a party with a few friends, me and a friend, which I have known sense 1st grade got together and had an "all out night". We made out, she gave me a blow job, I went down on her! And a few days later, my tounge had dark dots on the...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there, The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero.... Read more »

over the counter meds

how come people taking hiv meds can not take over the counter meds?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Who told you that? That is not true... 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 and... Read more »

thrush

Posted by scared2Bpos, 1 Reply
I had a very risky exposure in the beginning of Oct. '07. Had unprotected vaginal sex with male of unknown status. Had the flu-like symptoms after 3wks and now I have burning in my throat and vagina. I tested at 40 dys (5 1/2 wks) and the rapid HIV... Read more »

Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »

Thrush and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and has been taking antibiotics. The doc said that the medicine kills a lot of bacteria in the body... Read more »