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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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Fist fight

hi doctor, you see i got in a fight with this person and that person may have a had a possible drop or two of his blood into my open wound on my thumb. The wound was not deep it was rather surperficial but still there was some blood there. I know...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
With hepatitis viruses, it is very rare to read about any cases of transmission through trauma as you describe. There is one case of HCV transmission through trauma, but the exposure to blood was much greater than you describe. I would not... Read more »

Fist fight

I got into a fight with a person with an unknown Hiv/Hep C status. I suffered a small cut on my knuckle. Right after the fight I cleaned it with alcohol wipes then aprox 15 mins later I washed my hands with anti-bact soap. What is my risk? Please...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your cut was contaminated by blood from the other person, I would get follow-up testing just to be on the safe side. Read more »

ARS FIGHTING VIRUS

IF A PERSON WAS EXPOSED TO HIV AND IS INDEED HAVING ARS, IS THIS THE BODY TRYING TO FIGHT OFF THE HIV, AND DOES THE BODY EVER WIN AND PREVENT HIV INFECTION. OR IS IT TOO LATE IF ARS SYMPTOMS ARE PRESENT. THANKS.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...with exposure to HIV is the immune system reacting to the exposure to the virus for the first time. It is the body's attempt to fight the viral infection. After the initial immune reaction, HIV tends to be isolated in the immune system (and some... Read more »

make hiv fight it self

hi doc why can,t you take hiv change the way it works to fight it self? what i am saying the new hiv that we change put it back in the body to fight off the old hiv this way it control itself and people whould not need drugs or mabay very little we...
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
Interesting thought. What you describe is really the basis of vaccine work. Make an HIV virus that won't infect and kill T cells, but cause an immune reaction, so the body creates a better immune response against the virus. They are working on it. MH Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

Nutrition and HIV Infection: Experience in Zimbabwe -- Interview with Lynde Francis

...low-fat diet. One of the big exceptions to that is yogurt. Yogurt is like a magic food, as is garlic. Yogurt helps to control thrush. Sugar feeds thrush, so we advise people to cut sugar out of their diet as much as possible. Garlic is a natural... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
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World Community Grid - FightAIDS

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...http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/projects_showcase/viewFaahResearch.do This runs on your computer processing data for the FightAIDS@Home research. If everyone installs this on their computer maybe we can find a cure sooner? Better and more... Read more »

Help GLBT Youth Fight Harassment & Discrimination

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...competition to help this message reach an AUDIENCE of MILLIONS on Current TV, and to help other GLBT youth tell their stories and fight discrimination in their schools and communities. For more information about WE BELONG check out:... Read more »