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Systemic Candidiasis

...It's unknown if large amounts of garlic interfere with anti-HIV therapies, but it may increase the risk of side effects from using ritonavir [Norvir].) Another factor that can contribute to uncontrolled yeast growth is using antibiotics. "Friendly" bacteria are found naturally in the body and establish a healthy balance while eliminating unfriendly yeasts. Many common antibiotics, like tetracycline and penicillin, kill these bacteria which...
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Strep Throat Infection That Won't Go Away

Hello Doctor,I've recently had a strep throat infection which was confirmed by a throat culture. I've been on three different antibiotics inside of about a month and a half from the initial onset of symptoms. First round was a Z-Pak which took away...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...increases your risk for many types of infection and may delay your recovery because your immune system can't fight along with the antibiotics to completely wipe out the strep. It's possible you could have chronic sinusitis leading to reinfection... Read more »

"Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Hi Dr Bob,Please carry on reading! My previous post to you can be found at: have a bit of a follow up, and a couple of questions - *My dodgy bowel movements turned out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation a culture & my blood for more testing (CBC, Glucose, Liver function, Kidney function, Hep B/C & HIV). I have not taken any antibiotics for since at least 4 months prior to this exposure (so two years or so now), and only Beconaze nasal spray... Read more »

RE: "Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Firstly, I just wanted to say "thanks" for answering my follow-up question. It was much appreciated.However, I couldn't resist getting a PCR-DNA. Which was negative. Of course.So maybe those reading this will be encouraged if they're going through a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...*Geographic tongue is now pretty much permanent (but variable day to day). I haven't had a break from this for over 6 months! *Thrush: Culture on the reachable bits was negative, but everything is still there (white spots behind the big... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts: Exposure "Semi-protected" vaginal sex, but with new scratches on penis (not sure if there was any blood I doubt it) that may not have been covered....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months after your potential "semi-protected" exposure. You just can't get any more negative than that!2.I strongly doubt you have thrush. If you do, one thing is certain: it's not related to HIV! Why? Because you don't have HIV, remember????3.Do... Read more »
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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...drugs. These include some blood thinners, seizure medications, water pills (diuretics), pills to lower blood sugar, and other antibiotics. Be sure your doctor knows about all the medications you are taking. Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which can kill the helpful bacteria). The medications used to fight Candida are anti-fungal drugs... 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 it? Am I dying?

Posted by pr2005, 6 Replies back in the 200s. I've had anal warts for over two years that just will not respond to treatment, suffer recurring penile thrush and various other ailments that really do suggest my immune system just isn't able to cope any more. Over the... Read more »

oral candida

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
does anyone know how to defeat oral candida that is resistant to meds Read more »

I need your help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure in Dec, and around 45 days since protected insertive oral for 2-3 mins. I have no other symptoms other then this Thrush for some reason i did a CBC(complete blood count) and everything was normal pretty much same numbers from last... Read more »