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Prescription Drug Used To Treat Thrush

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Can Prescription Drugs or Supplements, Vitamins effect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I sent you an e-mail last week. I'm the one who performed CPR on the AIDS Victim at an accident scene. I performed the CPR on July 25th and went to my health department on October 25th ( exactly 3 months ) to have the blood test done. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...There is no reason to second guess your definitively negative HIV-antibody test results. Neither vitamins nor medications to treat shingles will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test. No additional HIV testing is warranted. If you... Read more »

Prescription Drug Coverage

I am HIV+ and I will be starting a new job in a few weeks. I am currently insured and I have not had any problems regarding my prescription drug coverage. My new job offers the same health plan, but a different prescription plan. How can I...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...If the new prescription drug plan is with one of the major prescription benefit managers (PBM) like Caremark, Medco, etc., you could check out their website Read more »

prescription drug for visitor

My mother-in-law is visiting us from India. She was under medication on a prescription drug to boost up her hemoglobin level. The medicine has run out and we need to obtain more. How can we get it while in the US?She has a traveling insurance which...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This question is beyond our expertise on this site. Please contact your local public health department for advice. Read more »

Prescription Drugs & Testing

Doc, I've been taking Propecia and Rogaine (for my hair) andZyrtec (for my allergies). Will these (or any prescription drugs, for that matter) affect my HIV test OR how long I have to wait until I get tested?Someone told me that if you are a heavy...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...You have to separate recreational drug use and it's potential effects on the immune system and most prescription drugs. Test kit makers are not required to test for interference with every possible FDA approved medication. It is unlikely the meds Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...prevent and treat conditions like candidiasis are complicated and controversial. While there isn't a magic recipe that prevents or treats yeast infections in everyone, following some basic guidelines may lower your risk of yeast becoming a... Read more »
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

Smoking and HIV

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Interactions

...What Other Drugs Need Special Attention? What About Herbal Products? The Bottom Line What Are Drug Interactions? Prescription drug dosages need to be high enough to fight a specific disease but low enough to avoid causing serious side... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »

causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

resistant thrush

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...I've had drug resistant esophogeal thrush in the past, been on amphotericin IV, but was OK for years. Recently, I was diagnosed with esophogeal thrush and microsporidiosis. Read more »

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 »