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Oxygen Therapy For Candidiasis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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 taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Active Oxygen Therapy

Does the active oxygen therapy do for someone with HIV?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...There is no evidence based research study that has shown "active oxygen therapy" to have anti-HIV activity (i.e. reduce the HIV viral load). Read more »

HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment) and HIV / AIDS

I've read bits and pieces about the positive effects of HBOT for both managing the progression of HIV and secondary infection related issues. What are you throughts?Thanks,Mike
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am not aware of, nor have I been able to find any scientific data that suggests to me that there is documented value of HBOT in the management of HIV infection.Best,Eric Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...disease since the early 90's. Indeed, esophageal candidiasis is a well known and serious AIDS-defining illness. Furthermore, Candidal infections can be very serious and life-threatening, especially when they reach the blood stream. If your... Read more »

Oxygen Therapy Treatment

What do you think of Oxygen therapy as an alternative treatment? I heard it's supposed to help.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Doubt it. BY Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

What Are Alternative Therapies? How Many People Use Alternative Therapies? Are They Safe? Do They Really Work? Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Working With Your Health Care Provider The Bottom Line ... Read more »
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Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...del riesgo, noto la lengua bastante blanca, sobre todo la parte de ms hacia dentro, la punta de la lengua no tanto, ?es esto candidiasis? cuando me cepillo se va bastante, ?puede ser? Read more »

candidiasis en 7 semanas.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...hace 7 semanas e prensentado varios sintomas, fibricura, fatiga, falta de apetito y faringitis, y ahora estoi sufriendo una candidiasis en la boca y el el esofago, se dice que esta candidiasis tiene relacion con la infeccion por vih. Hasta que... Read more »