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Candidiasis (Thrush)

The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be...
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What is thrush?

I know this is for mental health but you seem to respond more than anyone else I have written to, so I will ask you again for your help. If I have a rash type thing on my backside...does it have to do with heat and maybe just a rash, or could this...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Your question is a medical one that I am not at all qualified to answer. You will need to resubmit your question to the Body's medical expert in order to receive a response from an expert who is qualified to give you an answer. I apologize... Read more »

Oral Thrush Early HIV

Dear Dr. Francico,I had a high risk exposure (unprotected anal, I was the insertive) about 4 months ago. I did ask my partners HIV status and he said he was negative. I got tested at 10 and 13 weeks and was negative for HIV but positive for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Rod,Unprotected sex (particularly anal sex) places you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Syphilis is more readily transmitted than HIV. I would consider your negative HIV-antibody tests at 13 weeks conclusive. Your oral thrush is most likely a... Read more »

2nd Time (thrush main symptom)

Dear Dr. Bob,I had written once more, but did not receive a reply. As suggested, I have also searched the forum for answers to queries similar to mine but did not find a very close situation (some were similar though), and so my question to you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. Stomatitis means inflammation of the mouth. It does not mean you have or had thrush. There are many causes of mouth inflammation.To address your specific concerns:1.Negligible. FDA-approved rapid tests are... Read more »

Thrush Treatment

Doctor:I am a 37 y/o male, I am not HIV positive, but I did suffer a brain injury ten years ago. I also have been suffering from an oral thrush problem that was diagnosed a year ago, in hindsight I probably had it six years, maybe longer. No...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.As a general rule of my infectious disease thumb, before coming up with new treatments, it's worthwhile pondering if we have the correct diagnosis.While thrush is usually easy to diagnose, it can be confused with other... Read more »
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definately thrush!!

Posted by uhohblita, 5 Replies
After terrible bouts of bed sheet soaking night sweats, i woke up and definately had thrush!! small white patches in back of mouth and under tongue.. and terrible taste in mouth.. what is going on?!?!
for a reminder, i've had multiple elisa's neg at... Read more »

Heat Stable Norvir

Posted by upst8man
Anyone know when heat stable norvir is coming out? It would help me and certainly many others in the world...thanks Read more »

Heat in my feet, legs and backt, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, one more question.
When I go to sleep at night, well specially at night. I start feeling extreme heat in my feet, then it goes up to my legs and sometimes all the way up to my back and head.
After a while before or during my sleep I may wake... Read more »

Heat and neck tension

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello. Anyone got any cures for neck tension. This is such a challenge for me and gives me headaches, mood swings and dizzy spells. Even regular visits to the chiropractor are providing less and less help. Anyone else have this? My docs keep saying... Read more »