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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Certain gynecological conditions are more common, more serious and/or moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and...
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Persistent oral candidiasis for more then 4 months but hiv NEG.

Hello Dr.Iam a little confuse here, would you recommend another hiv test if had a persistent oral candidiasis or thrush for more than 4 months ?1) My risk was unprotected (condom broked) sex with a girl of unknown status the 11th of June. Another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive.There are many potential causes of oral candidiasis. I cannot diagnose your specific cause over the Internet. Either the HIV/AIDS specialist physician or the... Read more »

Still Worried

Hello,Let me first write that I am a huge admirer of what it is you folks do for people and I hope you all recognize and are commended on the fact that you are providing a tremendous service and helping people live better lives. I had a vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rapid test at four months is considered definitive.A "white coating" on the tongue can be caused by many conditions other than thrush. Even if it was thrush, the vast majority of cases of oral candidiasis (thrush) have nothing to do with... Read more »

STRESS AND ORAL THRUSH

hello david i got tested 4 months after protected sex and it was neg but latley i messed around with a high risk hiv female. i used protection ...after that i went to the doctor because i taught i might be infected with an std.... he prescribe me...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Stress alone cannot cause candidiasis or thrush. The factor that you have mentioned which may explain this episode of candidiasis is the antibiotic you were on at time of presentation. Read more »

Thrush and inhalers

About 2 years ago I had casual sex and the condom broke. I became obsessed with possible HIV infection. I tested negative at 4 and 6 months after (ELISA only). Still being obsessed almost a year after the incident, I asked the person I was with to...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...last. I can say, with some confidence, that if you visit your physician and receive a prescription for an antifungal agent, the candidal infection can be resolved.The fact that you have thrush does mean that you could have breaks in the mucosal... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
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MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT ERYTHEMATOUS CANDIDIASIS???? I HAVE SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME 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 »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

Some Questions about Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have some questions about STD testing. I can't find the answers anywhere else, so if someone could help me I'd appreciate it very much. I want to go ahead Read more »