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Thrush And Steroid Treatment

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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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Social Effects of Steroid Treatment

I recently went on an online dating service looking at men in my age range (40-60), and I noticed something striking: nearly all of the men with really muscular bodies listed their status as positive.I was in my 20's when steroids treatments for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You really think that steroid use is "fueling the epidemic" and that physicians who limit the use of these potent agents to those who have a documented indication for their use are "creating a perverse incentive"??? YIKES!!! No doubt you do... Read more »

Another positive I'm positive fluffernutter

Hi Bob. I've been reading so many of your answers I feel like I know you. I'm another HIV positive person with a negative test, but of course, I think my situation is different.For eight years I had numerous unprotected encounters. Call it my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Fluffernutter,You claim to be another "HIV positive person with a negative test." Hmm. That's an oxymoron. A completely incongruous contradictory statement just like "deafening silence" or "compassionate conservative"! You can't test HIV... Read more »

I want to be a reformed fluffernutter

Dr. Bob, Thank you so much for responding to my long rambling post! It has helped me snap out of the month long depression I've been in. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q211076.htmlPeople at work have noticed the change in me,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an ENT specialist, even my eye doctor. I've been diagnosed with a bacterial infection on my face, which responded to topical steroid treatment, a cavity that needing filling, and dry eyes.Since then the tip of my tongue has turned red, my mouth... Read more »

THRUSH TREATMENT and LAMICIL

Thrush just flared up from my esophogas to my mouth. I started 250mg of Terbinafine (Lamisil generic) 2 days ago for fungus on a big toe... the same time Thrush flared. Should I continue the LAMISIL? What's to treat the Thrush? I'm using an...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...The lamisil should cover the yeast that is causing the oral thrush. If you don't see a response in a few days, you may need another oral antifungal drug. Read more »
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Project Inform

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

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin 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 »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... 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 »

Is this oral thrush?

Posted by coronzon, 3 Replies
...All, Was curious if the following picture looks like thrush. The white coating is tough to brush away and causes bad breath. I am a smoker. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v219/tsesmatas/Pictures/1209101130a.jpg Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that they had HIV. I have oral thrush and have had it on and off for 2 months. I have also tested negative at the 20 week mark using a oral oraquick... 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 »