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Thrush And H. Pylori

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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H-pylori - parasite?

Is H-pylori a parasite? Does treatment for H-pylori "Heliclear" kill off any parasites anyway?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Heliclear contains a combination of three medicines, lansoprazole (a proton pump inhibitor), amoxicillin and clarithromycin (both antibiotics). It is specifically designed to treat infections of th stomach cause by a bacteria, Helicobacter pylori.... Read more »

H pylori

I've just finished my triple treatment for H,pylori infection, i got awful side effects which were headache, feeling sick and constant diarrhaoea ,i still have the side effects how long should they last...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Side effects from H pylori treatment often will persist for several days to 1-2 weeks before stomach/gut returns to more normal. If that doesn't happen you need to discuss with your HIV specialist or GI/primary care doctor.... Read more »

H. Pylori, can i stop haart ?

i have helicobacter pylori infection, and also taking haart (efavirenz, lamivudine and zidovudine). Can i stop haart for a few weeks ? while i am taking the treatment for h. Pylori ?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Should be able to take treatment for H pylori and still continue your current ART regimen. Do not recommend stopping ART in your situation. KH... Read more »

secnidazol erradication Helicobacter pylori

EstimadosDEsearia saber si el secnidazol sirve para erradicar al Helicobacter pylori, y cual seria la dosis mas recomendable.Favor escribir a E -mail sarai-98@yupimail.comatentamenteDr, Malagas Ferrer...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
No hay estudios con el uso de este medicamento para H.pylori... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?

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Information needed--Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is thrush? Does it appear within the ARS period ?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone have information about Thrush and asthma inhalers

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Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »