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Thrush And Obesity

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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Today is my BIRTHDAY! Please answer my question!

No lie today is my birthday, i am turning 24(DOB 07/20/82). You would make my day by answering this question. Thanks a million! This is a question I have submitted before, so here it is pasted:Doctor Bob, please help me. If I get the all clear from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stuff sounds more like post-nasal drip. The only thing in this part of the question you need to be concerned about is being obese. Time to sign up at Weight Watchers and hit the gym.3.See answer to #1 above.4.No need for retesting. HIV is not... Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment. Read more »

Thanks for the birthday present and song!

I wrote in a few days back on my birthday and you answered my questions for me (I posted it below). Thank you very much for your reply. I really appreciate and value your advice. I am also starting to see my old therapist again to help me with my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Birthday-Guy,Thanks for your thanks. I think the best birthday gift you could have given yourself is your therapy sessions, no matter how "old" your therapist happens to be! You'll get much more benefit from this therapy than buying a new... Read more »

Will a lymph node biopsy reveal HIV virus?

I tested HIV negative for a year and a half, but have reason to believe with my sexual history that there may be a delayed seroconversion... non-stop symptoms and low cd4's. my cheeks/neck glands are swollen all the time (especially the left one)...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
A trained pathologist should be able to recognize lymph nodes which are suspicious for HIV infection. HOWEVER, evven if you were to have such a lymph node, only a positive HIV blood test would allow one to conclude that you are indeed infected. ... 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 »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to... Read more »
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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 »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone have information about Thrush and asthma inhalers Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can somebody tell me if thrush is painful especially after eating? Read more »