Thrush And Allergies

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HIV, Atripla and allergies

I am a 43 year old male and have been HIV+ since '93 and diagnosed with AIDS in 2003 but only due to a "one time" low T-cell count. I've been pretty healthy most of this time and only suffered from thrush once with no other illnesses. I've been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV+ persons have high antibody titers so that can hypersensitize individual to allergens/insect bites. That phenomenon can be further heightened by immune recovery on effective therapy. Unclear whether switching to alternative effective regimen... Read more »

recurring thrush? (VITAMINS AND MINERALS, 2010)

hello Dr. I am a 34 gwm diagnosed with AIDS a year ago. At that time my CD4's were 63, VL 115,000.... Read more »

oral thrush

I am not sexually active and have had an hiv test twice and both came out negative. The problem is... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Potential side effects and toxicity: Because Lexiva has a sulfa component, it should be used with caution in patients with allergies to sulfa drugs. The most common moderate to severe side effects may include nausea, rash, diarrhea, headache,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...high count usually indicates a bacterial infection. Eosinophils (Eos) are normally 1% to 4% of WBCs. They are involved with allergies and reactions to parasites. Sometimes, HIV disease can cause a high eosinophil count. A high count, especially... Read more »
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crazy ass desease

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...have been tested for almost everything but still no answers autoimmune, lupus, Lyme, when this all started it was fatigue oral thrush ear infection Alice in wonderland feeling but i had a high wbc and the eosinophils where twice what they should... Read more »

Wierd rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm HIV+ and I have a weird rash in my groin that won't go away. I've been to 3 different medical facilities and they just don't know what it is. I've gotten tested for STDs and such, and don't have any. It's was itchy and didn't hurt. Now it... Read more »

newbie with a question

Posted by ukgirl, 2 Replies
ive been living with hiv for 4 yrs now without any symptoms but lately i have developed a irritating dry cough which only comes on at night when im in bed. Its driving me mad, can anyone tell me what it is and how to get rid of it? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...REALLY FREAKED. I CANNOT SLEEP UNTIL YOU ANSWER. I KNOW I WAS 100% negative before this encounter. My doctor diagnosed me with Thrush and she said the flu does not normally cause thrush. She tested me at 15 days negative, normal CBC (I know... Read more »