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Side Effects Of Thrush In The Esophagus

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Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with
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I have had hiv since 1988 and am resistant to everything (except for the new meds coming out). My t cell count is under 10. I take Kaletra, Truvada, smz/tmp, valtrex, and weekend zithromyacin.My mouth has been very sore due to the thrush (it's...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine are probably going to be voriconazole or amphotericin. The advantage of voriconazole is it can be given orally. The down side is the concern over drug interactions. One strategy might be to start the voriconazole with your current regimen... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...therapies have prolonged lives and improved health for patients with HIV, but the treatments have also brought the longer-term effects of the disease into sharper focus.Patients with HIV are not only about twice as likely to smoke as HIV-negative... Read more »


My husband been living with hiv for the past 4 years. His health has slowly deteriorated and is wasting. he smokes quite a bit and ocassionally takes alchohol. What are the effects of smoking?? his CD4 count has gone down to 12.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...approved by the FDA. With aggressive therapy your husband may be able to improve significantly.Regarding smoking, the major side effect is death. Simply put, smoking kills. It's particularly dangerous for HIVers to smoke, because smoking... Read more »

Atripla side effects - sore esophagus

Was switched to Atripla 3 weeks ago from Combivir and Kaletra combination. I started having trouble swallowing (not in throat but in the esophagus when food was going down - especially spicy and really cold or hot food) - a few days later a rash...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
With pain on swallowing I would be concerned about an aphthous ulcer or some other condition that may warrant an endoscopy to pin down the diagnosis and thus target the most appropriate treatment. Reflux esphophagitis can cause so though ordinarily... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...(body-wide) treatment using oral anti-fungal medications In most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush) care providers prefer to use local treatment first. It puts the medication directly where it is needed. It has fewer side effects than a systemic treatment. Also, there is less risk of candida becoming resistant to the medications. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...permanent manner. If you can remove this parasite from your body using a natural approach, you will also remove all the negative effects and symptoms along with it. This program will significantly improve your digestion and all associated... Read more »

throat thrush

Posted by Anonymous it likely to have thrush in the esophagus with never having it in the mouth, first? anyone know what the symptoms are for this throat infection? Read more »

Thrush and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My girlfriend has thrush and I'm concerned if she could have HIV. We've always practiced safe sex, but I'm still concerned. She has had a cough and Read more »

Thrush/Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone out there have any experience with either of these symptoms? Is thrush real thick in the mouth? Are your night sweats so intense that they soak you, your clothes or linens or can they be less extreme Read more »