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Thrush And Vaginal Yeast Infection

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Medical Exams - What to expect?

In addition to a blood test, what is involved in a medical exam where the Doctoror patient suspects AIDS? What signs are theDoctor looking for? What procedures are involved?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...physicianto think about HIV infection would include generalized enlargement of the lymph nodes, weight loss, oral thrush, vaginal yeast infections that occur more frequently than usual, shingles in a young adult, tuberculosis or repeated episodes... Read more »

PLS. CLARIFY...

IS THRUSH THE SAME AS YEAST INFECTION/YEAST VAGINITIS? Read more »

Resistance toward infections during ARS

Dr:Is the body more resistant toward developing infections unrelated to hiv (for example, a sinus... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...which tested 200 mg of fluconazole per week as prophylaxis in 323 HIV positive women showed a 50% reduction in the incidence of thrush and vaginal yeast infections. Back to CRIA Update Spring 98 Contents Page Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...candidiasis in 323 HIV-positive women (abstract 103.2). Use of fluconazole cut in half the incidence of oral/throat and vaginal yeast infections (see also Treatment Issues , June/July 1996 ). The effect of fluconazole on esophageal candidiasis... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4... Read more »
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yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have another one. Does this... Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
...Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; Read more »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone deal with mouth and vaginal yeast infections? I am really running out of options, its like I clear one its gone for a week then its back.Does anyone else have this annoying Read more »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can take between 5-10 years in HIV infection to come up. I had an HIV test 3 weeks ago... Read more »