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Repeated Thrush Outbreaks

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...(esophagitis) or other parts of the body. Some systemic drugs are taken in pill form. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Less than 20% of people have these side effects. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some health care providers prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis. This can cause resistance. The yeast can mutate so that a drug no longer works. Some serious cases do not respond to other...
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Shingles Coinfection and Seroconversion

Dr. Frascino - many thanks for all you do.Background:24 Y/o male - developed a shingles infection on my right side while visiting Thailand. At the peak of my shingles episode, I had unprotected vaginal insertive sex with a sex worker.-5 days later:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seroconversion. Having sex "at the peak" of a shingles outbreak is certainly not wise and probably was fairly uncomfortable. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 73 days are encouraging. If your doctor has concerns about the accuracy of your... Read more »

Help, worried sick with new symptoms

Dr. Bob,Thank you for all you do and answering my previous post. I will keep donating to your foundation to help fight the fight.I will get straight to the point. I have tested negative out to 9 months. During a routine checkup for my blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You got "straight to the point" and so shall I.Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to nine months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No further HIV Read more »

Please help this stupid man

Hi Dr Bob, I have written to you several times without a single response from your side. I will donate $300 to your foundation if you can give me a whoo-hoo or even some advice.Its been 18 months now, I have tested negative several times over this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Testing repeatedly negative out to 18 months is conclusive and definitive. HIV is not your problem pure and simple!Thirteen sets of antibiotics???? Read more »

thrush, thrush!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE, IT HELPED ALOT. I HAVE BEEN TAKING ATRIPLA BUT NOW HAVE THRUSH SINCE I STARTED TAKING THE MEDS. IS THE MED NOT WORKING OR HOW LONG BEFORE I SEE ANY IMPROVEMENT. BESIDES ATRIPLA I AM TAKING,CLOTRIMAXOLE LOZENGES AND...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...It would be very unusual for thrush to develop while on therapy and then not respond to the medications you are taking. The first thing I would suggest is that Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Automated Network Could Predict Disease Outbreaks That Originate in Animals

...Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers' efforts to create an automated network to monitor animals in an effort to predict disease outbreaks because two out of every three human diseases "originated in animals." Tony Beugelsdijk, group leader... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...less severe. Doctors may prescribe "maintenance" therapy -- daily anti-herpes medications -- for people with HIV who have had repeated outbreaks. Maintenance therapy will prevent most outbreaks. It also significantly decreases the number of days... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
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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 »

Jackie and Others

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...antibiotics,sinuses finally clear,but low grade fever persists,heart beating much faster than usual... April 02 through july 02: repeated episodes of chills which goes away ,associated with appearance of little spots over penis ,testicles ,VERY... Read more »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...night I developed a white coating on my tounge. I had the worst panic attack I've even had. I went to the ER, to see if it was thrush, and poured my heart out the the doc. The nurses said it looked like thrush, as he said at first, but upon... Read more »