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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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eating

i'll be hungry-hunger pains and all. but by the 3rd bite, i'm gagging the food down. i can't afford to lose weight- i've always had a problem with holding weight b-4 i was ever sick w/hiv. i could eat 24/7 and lose 1lb. so, what do i do about...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...to be evaluated and may need a procedure to look down the throat. Also, some infections can cause difficulty swallowing (i.e. thrush) Please contact your medical provider. They should be able to help. Good luck. Read more »

WORY MY HELTH

I am taking once a day kaletra,EPZ104057 PACK#503550,EPZ104057 PACK#703547 and for PPD ISONIAZIDWITH VITAMIN B6 MY PROBLEM IS IN SIDE MY MOUTH I HAVE PAINE TONGUE VARY DRAY SOME TIME I CAN NOT EAT MY PRIMERY DC GAVE ME SOME MEDICENE MY TONGUE HOT...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.It sounds to me that you could have an oral yeast infection (thrush). Thrush usually isn't a very difficult issue and oral medications can take care of this quite rapidly.I'd contact your doctor Read more »

AIDS-Defining Afflictions

How often do you see AIDS-defining afflictions show up in patiens who have yet to meet the blood-count criteria for AIDS? VL <50, 20%, CD4 bouncing around between 211 and 276 over the past year, no treatment yet. I seem to have developed a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Thrush is one of those conditions that can affect someone well before the CD4 count is at 200. Your CD4 count is actually close enough Read more »

is thrush infectious to other?

Dear Doc, Does oral thrush transmittable or infectious to others escpecially kissing in the lips for 2 mins?? how about sharing of drinking glass?? or sharing fork and spoon?? also.. had you deal a hiv patient (have not taken any medication ever...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Oral candida infection (thrush) would be of little risk to others via kissing unless the other persons had severe immune deficiency (such as advanced AIDS or Read more »
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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 »
National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center

Pain in Children With HIV/AIDS

...get better so the pain lasts longer. Mouth Pain There are a few different infections that can happen in the mouth or throat. Thrush (white patches or red sores) and herpes (cold sores) can happen on the tongue, gums or roof of the mouth. Small... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 fight them off or... Read more »
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thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can somebody tell me if thrush is painful especially after eating? Read more »

scared out of my mind

Posted by Nervous84, 1 Reply
...and had to be treated for bv. I went back to the doctor after taking all of my meds for the bv because I had developed oral thrush she advise me to get an hiv test because oral thrush is not normal in adults. So I had my blood drawn for the... 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 Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »