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Thrush Dietary Changes

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How much dietary protein?

Hi Doctor Frascino:How much dietary protein does a 62 year old man need? I was diagnosed HIV+ in Sept 06, take Kaletra and Truvada. Labs are great, been undetectable since January 07, but I have lost weight, from 160 to 144. My doctor said to use...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Carl,A 16-pound weight loss in a 160-pound guy is 10%. That can be considered a significant weight loss if it occurred without cause or a purposeful attempt to lose weight. I don't know how tall you are, so I can't advise you whether... Read more »

Special dietary changes

Knowing that there are many different physiological (adverse)responses to the slue of medications... Read more »

Activated Male Mammary Glands Coincides with Taking Dietary Supplement.

I have been infected with HIV for 8 years. For the past two I have been taking Crixivan, Zerit and... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Dietary Requirements Changed in Europe for Fixed-Dose Combination Rilpivirine/Tenofovir/FTC (Eviplera)

On 20 March 2013, Gilead isseud a letter noting that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) had modified the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) for the fixed dose combination rilpivirine/tenofovir/FTC (Eviplera). 1 The new recommendation is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dietary Supplement Selenium Reduces HIV Viral Load, Increases CD4+ T Cell Count, Study Says

The dietary supplement selenium can reduce HIV viral loads and increase CD4+ T cell counts in HIV-positive people, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine , the Los Angeles Times reports (Chong, ... Read more »

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Why Bother With Supplements? Does Age Matter? Are There Any Risks to Taking Supplements? What If You Can't Afford Supplements? What Nutrients Should You Take Supplements For? Alpha-Lipoic Acid ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

What's for Breakfast (and Lunch and Dinner)?

    All your life you've heard it -- "Eat your vegetables or there will be no dessert!" "Most Americans don't eat enough fruits and vegetables." "Want to lose weight? Cut out the carbs!" I don't know about you, but I'd love it if there were... Read more »
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Thrush or Geographic tounge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 6 months since possible exposure and now I think I have thrush or geographic tounge. The problem is on the front of my tounge. Every morning when I wake up its back white lines of like white stuff. I brush it off and its a little red under... Read more »

Thrush and night sweats question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does thrush really look like? Is it very thick or just a fine coating on tongue? Is it usually raised. Is it pretty obvious when you have it? Also, would some sweating on back of neck and chest be considered night sweats or do they usually... Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by giambi25, 3 Replies
Is it possible to get oralthrush 2 weeks after unprotected sex with a person of unknown status? tested negative at 2 months is this promising? Please answer I cannot sleep well.

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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
Hi there,
I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW.
Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems to get rid of my... Read more »