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Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Sometimes this information is truly not available. However, if it seems like people don't want to answer your questions, be extra careful. You might be dealing with a health fraud. See Fact Sheet 206 , How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud, for more information. Why Aren't There More Studies of Alternative Therapies? Alternative therapies aren't always designed to treat a particular illness: Some alternative therapies treat the whole person, not an...
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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 to make it difficult to swallow and can result in significant weight loss. One reason that your thrush keeps... Read more »

oral thrush

I'm writing from South Africa where HAART is presently unaffordable for the vast majority of AIDS patients. Do you know of any herb that can be used for treating oral thrush ( probably as a mouth rinse )? I'm looking for a cheap...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Talk to your doctor about this. Flucanazole is the most common treatment used. Garlic seems to have anti-fungal properties but I have not seen any data on thrush and garlic.nelson... Read more »

drug resistant thrush

My partner can not get his thrush under control. He has 4 t cells and viral load of 240,000. He is resistant to all hiv drugs including fuzion. He was taken off all drugs except sustiva and epivir. Also he is resistant to diflucan and fluconisal....
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
This is the kind of complex condition and treatment that does not lend itself well to a single question and answer interaction on the web. In general, in the face of drug-resistant candida, the options are to try several anti-fungals, in the hopes... Read more »

Alternative tx for wasting

Answering a question about wasting and the use of hgh, you mentioned that you prefer other alternative treatments. Could you talk about them?Thanks...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Wasting should probably be defined first because it can be a confusing topic.AIDS-related wasting refers to loss of lean body mass usually related to an underlying opportunistic infection and can be life-threatening if left unchecked. We are not... Read more »
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ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

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 »

dr jon kaiser alternative/supplemental treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey I'm looking for people who are trying"aggresive alt therapy "has anyone read this guys books,healingHIV and another.my wife is pos and we're so excited by his approach
I'd love to connect with anyone who's "actually'tried his approach Read more »

Alternative treatment

Posted by Anonymous
I have a very promising treatment it has shown better results than anything on the market. I am trying to wipe aids from the face of the earth. Interested E-mail me at cancerkiller@hotmail.com Subject AIDS CURE. Bless you.

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scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? if one did it before they went to bed, would it be back... Read more »