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Recurrent Yeast Infections And Rash

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recurrent yeast infections

Is a recurrent yeast infection a sign of HIV...or can it also be a sign of other diseases or disorders? If it is a sign of HIV, how soon after infection would a recurrent yeast infection occur?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Reccurent yeast infections can be associated with a number of conditions, including HIV, so they are not diagnostic for HIV. Women with recurrent yeast infections should be thoroughly evaluated by their care providers to determine the possible cause.... Read more »

Looking for advice: Recurrent Yeast Infections/HPV

Hi Doctor,Thank you very much for your time. I am overcome with a sense of worry and dread and... Read more »

Yeast Infection and Rash

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question.I am a 29 yr old female and dated a man from... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Recurrent Chlamydial Infection and Failure to Return for Retesting in Young Women Entering National Job Training Program, 1998-2005

The purpose of the current study was to evaluate factors associated with recurrent chlamydial infection and failure to return for retesting among socioeconomically disadvantaged women, ages 16 to 24, entering the National Job Training Program from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recurrent TB: Relapse or Re-infection? The Effect of HIV in a General Population Cohort in Malawi

The authors designed a long-term cohort study in Karonga district, rural Malawi, to estimate rates of recurrent tuberculosis due to re-infection and relapse, by HIV status, in a general population. All TB patients with culture-proven disease in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Commentary Examines Recurrent TB in Patients With HIV

"The catastrophic collision of tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has yielded an extraordinary burden of suffering and death at both the individual and population levels," write the authors of a Journal of Infectious Diseases ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Disclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
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recurrent yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for you all. I tested negative 9 weeks and then 3 a half months after my exposure. I know that this is considered to be conclusive. I have had yeast infections in the past, and I know that I am very prone to getting them. ... Read more »

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 »

HIV and recurrent yeast

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am concerned about having HIV and too scared, too broke and too busy to find time to take a test. I had one sexual partner since my last test. He lived here with me for several months before I realized he was using drugs and who knows what else he... Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »