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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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is thrush something to worry about?

hello, i am a 25 male and recently went to see my doctor thinking i had strep throat because of the pain in my throat. wen i went to see my doctor she said to me that i have throat/mouth fungal infection. and she asked me if i have been in close...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...stated in your question, your lack of sexual activity. Also given what you have written, it is far from clear if you have oral thrush. It is possible but, again, unlikely. Antibiotics can increase one's risk for Candidal infections (the... Read more »

Oral Thrush Early HIV

Dear Dr. Francico,I had a high risk exposure (unprotected anal, I was the insertive) about 4 months ago. I did ask my partners HIV status and he said he was negative. I got tested at 10 and 13 weeks and was negative for HIV but positive for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Syphilis is more readily transmitted than HIV. I would consider your negative HIV-antibody tests at 13 weeks conclusive. Your oral thrush is most likely a consequence of your penicillin and azithromycin. Potent antibacterial antibiotics tend to... Read more »

please..doc..the STD people in my town are so inconsistent!

Hi doc..im a nineteen year old male, i had one possible exposure to HIV in July 08..My last test was three months after exposure was negative..i was treated for physcological reasons because regretfully i became suicidal because of the thought of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clueless as Dubya. (Well, OK, no one is quite that clueless.)Regarding your herpes that doesn't look anything like herpes and thrush that was only visually diagnosed, there is a good chance you didn't' have either one of these ailments. If you're... Read more »

Am in a dilema

Hi Doc,its a pity you never answered my question.I had unprotected sex last april latered developed abdominal,back and later spinal pain towards the neck region and tiredness.I took antibiotics thinking i was bact infection but developed thrush...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after your indiscretion you are still wondering if you are "trully" negative. I cannot diagnose the cause of your dull pain or thrush (I tend to doubt you still actually have thrush if you are off antibiotics); however, I can with great certainty... Read more »
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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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...people forget that HIV tests do not immediately detect an infection. In addition, many people think that HIV/AIDS is the only sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is incurable and potentially fatal. I have heard people say many times, "I do... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have you ever heard of someone presenting hairy leukoplakia and genital warts and also being hiv neg? I present both and have not had any risky exposures in 5 years. My t-cells are 400. I have had all antibody tests done (neg) and several pcr... Read more »

Thrush symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...immune system? The only other syptom I think I might have is that my tongue is a little white tinted. Could this be like minor thrush? or is thrush pretty easily recognizable when someone has it? Are there varying intesities of thrush? And are... Read more »

hi

Posted by terryjeff, 1 Reply
...first std mot due to getting genital herpes all my results were neg except i had herpes.Just after i got my results i had a thrush some in my mouth or something which is still there til this day and a lymth node up in my neck its been up bout 8... Read more »

For those worrying about their tongue being white

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's some pics of Hiv/AIDs patients with thrush (or white coat on tongue). Go to the HIV/AIDS section http://www.afraidtoask.com/std.html Read more »