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Thrush Alternative Treatment

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Fungal Infections

...Local treatment with clotrimazole troches (lozenges) or nystatin liquid Systemic (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 irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high...
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treatment holiday

I started medication with my cd4 count at 10 my vl 18000 in 2007 July,my counts went up to 468 and vl undetactable that was in october 2007,now in november 2008 my cd4 count was 1050 vl still undetactable,my question is is it the wright time to go...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...toxicity that you are experiencing, or that you are concerned about, I would suggest that you talk to your doctor about possible alternative treatments that would avoid the toxicity. Still, as above, I would not advise you to take a treatment... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts: Exposure "Semi-protected" vaginal sex, but with new scratches on penis (not sure if there was any blood I doubt it) that may not have been covered....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months after your potential "semi-protected" exposure. You just can't get any more negative than that!2.I strongly doubt you have thrush. If you do, one thing is certain: it's not related to HIV! Why? Because you don't have HIV, remember????3.Do... Read more »

thrush not treated

what problems can occur if thrush is not treated? I'm constantly challenged with thrush, even after I get treated with Difucan and Clotrimazole. Does it affect other systems in the body?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...If thrush is not treated, it can extend into the esophagus and cause candida infection there. Candida esophagitis can be severe enough Read more »

Just diagnosed, what drugs?

I am 38, Male, 195#. It seems I contracted it 5-6 years ago in a medical setting. I have thrush. My initial labs are back and are a cd4 of 21/2% and Viral Count of 500,000+. I am drug-naive obviously. They started me on Septra and Fluconazole...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
We must be plagued by a series of bad search engines.There are a ton of data on the success rates of various treatment regimens for HIV- just look at any of the recent conference coverages or pivotal phase 3 or 4 clinical trials. If anything... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...outside factors like stress that encourage them to smoke participating in motivational groups Some people have good success with alternative treatments like acupuncture, hypnosis and biofeedback. The Bottom Line For people already infected,... Read more »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan) 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

What Are Alternative Therapies? How Many People Use Alternative Therapies? Are They Safe? Do They Really Work? Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Working With Your Health Care Provider The Bottom Line ... Read more »
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Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush. The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker. Read more »

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 »


Posted by purdeyp, 3 Replies
Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum - have been diagnosed with HIV for almost 10 years and not on any treatment. Am keen to keep it for that way as long as possible, so am interested to hear from people who have found alternative therapies -... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...all in your mind. Your negative attidude caused your illness and you were no longer welcome to come. There was no talk of alternative treatments. There was just a coldness that said, you are sick and we dont' want you around any longer. Then... Read more »