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Recurrent Candidiasis

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Systemic Candidiasis

...and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning 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 include discomfort of the mouth and throat, burning and an altered sense of taste (often...
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candidiasis and pimples

Dear DoctorI had kissed breasts of HIV individual, following I have candidiasis and pimples. I am Elisa Negative after nine months. But candidiasis is not curable with oral wash by candid paint or by medications. Please advise on whether it is...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...in pill form. There is no way to tell from your information whether you have HIV or not, and some people have problems with recurrent candidiasis who are HIV-. I suggest you see an infectious diseases doctor to get this sorted out. Read more »

EARLY SIGNS!!!!!!!

Read that vaginal problems can be early sign of HIV? What sort of problems would these be? Thanks for your help Dr. Feinberg.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The best gynecologic clue is recurrent episodes of vaginal candidiasis (yeast infections). Otherwise, women tend to react to HIV very much the same as men do. Read more »

can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red wart-looking things...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Vaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management Read more »

Thrush and HIV-negative

regards. In April of this year I had a case of thrush. At that time, I was not taking any medication of any kind. Within 2 weeks of medication I was cleared. Being in a high risk group I suspected that I might have HIV. However, In July of the...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...infection. IN other words, there are other conditions such as uncontrolled diabetes which would make a person more susceptible to candidal infections.Another point is that even though we see some patients present with candidiasis during... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...National Conference on Women and HIV, by Wafaa El-Sadr, M.D., of New York's Harlem Hospital, looked at predictors of new and recurrent candidiasis in a cohort of women drawn from the CPCRA 010 study (abstract 103.3). Dr. El-Sadr stated that the... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...which tested 200 mg of fluconazole per week as prophylaxis in 323 HIV positive women showed a 50% reduction in the incidence of thrush and vaginal yeast infections. Back to CRIA Update Spring 98 Contents Page Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal Cervical cancer, invasive ... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help! In August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was... Read more »

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

CIN I and CANDIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...In my last Pap Smear I was found a candida infection and a CIN I . My boyfriend has been checking for every STD, and has always turned out negative ( we are together for two years Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have... Read more »