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Taking Supplements To Treat Thrush

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is
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treatments for intense fatigue

Dr. Frascino,Was diagnosed 8 months ago CD4 (8), viral load (230 000), thrush, swollen lymph nodes a couple of other minor complications, i'm on effafirenz, lamivudine zidovudine, 32yo male, now CD4 (50) viral load undetectable also taking bactrim...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...often several underlying conditions working in tandem to drain your energy batteries. Identifying those causes and specifically treating them is the best approach to dealing with HIV-associated fatigue. You can read much more about the potential... Read more »

vacation being ruined by hiv terror

Hi Dr. Frascino,I've been away in Europe on vacation for a little under a month and have a few weeks to go. About two weeks ago, a thought popped into my mind which I can't seem to get out of my head and since then I've been obsessing over it my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're letting a sexperience from seven years ago ruin a six-week vacation in Europe? Dude, what's up with that???The experience seven years ago carried at best only a negligible risk for HIV. Plus you tested HIV negative last year, a full six... Read more »

what to eat and what not to eat

I am from Cameroon and have been diagnosed HIV Positive with a CD4 of 379 of late, and not taking any HIV treatment drugs. What are the things i should eat so as to keeps my CD4 up and if I get fatigue what are the drugs i should take for first aid
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...depends on the cause of the HIV-associated fatigue. Check out the archives for a thorough discussion of the potential causes and treatments of HIV-associated fatigue. You should also review the information in the "Just Diagnosed" section that can... Read more »

Can Iron & Zinc supplementation increased Viral Loads?

I understand that in South Africa the Dept of Health advises against Iron & Zinc supplementation due to the concern that it causes increased Viral Loads? Are you familiar with this theory? Is there any science confirming this? I would have thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Living with HIV and AIDS by Charlie Smigelski, RD, $10.00, www.eatupbooks.com/hivbooks.html Nutrition and HIV: A New Model for Treatment by Mary Romeyn, MD, $18.95, published by Jossey-Bass, Inc, telephone 415 433 1740. Nutrition and HIV Good... Read more »
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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 Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...NNRTIs are metabolized by the liver, as are many other drugs. Be sure your health care provider knows about all other drugs and supplements you are taking. Part B: Combination Therapy, Protease, Fusion and Integrase Inhibitors ... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems to get rid of my thrush. Tongue is still white all... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates. I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bacteria. When antibiotics destroy friendly bacteria it gives the Candida a chance to begin to multiply. Anyone who has been treated with antibiotics for acne, major dental work or any condition where antibiotic use has been frequent, more than 1... Read more »

Starting meds for the first time.

Posted by glowstixboyoh, 15 Replies
Hi everyone. I am a little angry right now. I was diagnosed poz on march first of this year. I just got my lab results back and people think I should start meds. Its seems to them the virus is newly aquired, but it also looks like my immune... Read more »