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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...systemic treatment. Also, there is less risk of candida becoming resistant to the medications. The medications used to fight candida are antifungal drugs. Almost all their names end in "-azole." They include clotrimazole, nystatin, fluconazole, and itraconazole. Local treatments include: Creams suppositories to treat vaginitis liquids "troches" or "lozenges" that dissolve in the mouth Local treatments may cause some stinging or...
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fatigue&thrush

I am 32 and have been + for roung 4 years. my cd4 count stays areoun 4-5 hundred, viral load 107,000. I am not on any meds at this time, and am currently going my 3rd round with thrush in my esophegus(forgive my spelling).I am also sleepy all the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...someone who is HIV positive is an AIDS-defining condition. This is a clear indication to begin combination antiretroviral therapy immediately. I would suggest you get a resistance test (genotype) to help guide the choice of medications for your... Read more »

thrush

i was diagnosed with hiv in april 2003. my cd4=815; viral=3123. i went back at the end of july 2003 and my stats were essentially the same. my doc says i'm fine. i feel fine, but i have these red bumps (6 small ones) at the back of my tongue. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your HIV status makes it somewhat unlikely that your tongue lesions are due to fungal infection. There are other tongue conditions such as 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 »

thrush during acute viral stage

Dear Doctors,I have posted this questions several times without an answer.Assume a person is HIV positive after an exposure two months ago. Only acute viral syndrome symptom was thrush(no fever, rash, or other common symptoms). Is this common...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...debates about whether individuals with pimary HIV should start on therapy. One thought is that if you start antiretroviral therapy immediately, you may help the person's immune system fight HIV naturally. The question remains how soon should you... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...amphotericin B suspension (Fungizone), clotrimazole (Lotrimin), econazole (Spectazole), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Monistat) or nystatin (Mycostatin). Mouth Rinses Mouth rinses are less effective as they only have contact with the... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...(prednisone or certain asthma inhalants) are being taken Treatment: Local treatment with clotrimazole troches (lozenges) or nystatin liquid Systemic (body-wide) treatment using oral anti-fungal medications In most severe cases,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to... 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 »

The Symptoms List

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Adenopathy 74% Pharyngitis 70% Rash 70% Myalgias 54% Diarrhea 32% Headache 32% Nausea 27% Hepatosplenomegaly 14% Weight loss 13% Thrush 12% Neurologic Symptoms 12% Read more »

Please help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...very scared and concerned by these events can someone offer any support or comfort. I rang a helpline and they gave me some stats which made me feel better but I ve relapsed since then. My current g/f had diarreah like water 2 weeks ago and she... Read more »

SO WRONG

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptoms of many other diseases. A person living with HIV can be healthy for many years. A person cannot determine his or her HIV status from symptoms. The only way for a person to know his or her HIV status is to be tested. The HIV test... Read more »