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Thrush And Its Effect On The Reproduction System

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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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reproductive system

i had my tube tied and now married to a + is the risk still high for me?...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Yes, this does not remove, or as far as I know, diminish your risk for HIV infection.... Read more »

reproductive system

can you tell me wat happens when you have aids...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiA person is given an AIDS diagnosis when the CD4 cells go below 200. What has happened is the virus has done its job and has depleted the immune system. And now the person living with HIV has acquired an immune system that has become deficient.... Read more »

Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical therapy for mild to moderate infections with agents such as Mycelex troches (clotrimazole) and... Read more »

any relation between thrush and systemic infections?

My sister was just recently admitted to the hospital again, for the second time in two weeks. She was told approximately one month ago that the infection in her mouth was thrush. She has had this infection for over two years before her doctors...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Gwen T.:I am sorry to hear about all of the health problems your sister has had to endure the past several years. Thrush (candidiasis) like all of the other oral manifestations seen in association with HIV/AIDS are *not* unique to HIV/AIDS. For... Read more »
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Question about thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all,

I have a question about thrush, can it be caused do to your immune system being weakened by stress? Stress such as worrying if one has HIV? I ask this because I got tested for HIV twice, and both times the tests came back negative (this... Read more »

Stress/lack of sleep/anxiety,effect immune system?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do these things make you more suseptible to colds, flu, etc?

I haven't slept for a while now, (weeks) haven't eaten all that great, and Im usually so anxious/nervous/worried that I can't concentrate and have a 24 hr. a day 7 days a week headache....

D... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if having thrush would delay window period and if so how many months.Im starting to think my immunne system must be to low to make antibodies,within the window period.

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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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