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Thrush In Pregnant Women

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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...damage. Let your doctor know if you notice a rapid increase in your weight, or if any part of your body gets swollen. In rare cases, fluconazole can cause a serious reaction (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) that shows up as a skin rash. Pregnant women or women who are breastfeeding should not take fluconazole. How Does It React With Other Drugs? Fluconazole is processed mostly by the kidneys. It does not interact very much with drugs that use...
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recurring thrush? (VITAMINS AND MINERALS, 2010)

hello Dr. I am a 34 gwm diagnosed with AIDS a year ago. At that time my CD4's were 63, VL 115,000. I was very fatigued, and had bouts of recurring thrush. I began HAART (Reyataz, Truvada, Norvir) and also Mepron (due to a Dapsone allergy)and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Nutrients Are Important?There has not been a lot of research on specific nutrients and HIV disease. However, one study showed that pregnant women in Tanzania benefited greatly from multivitamin supplementation. Also, many nutrients interact with... Read more »

Help for pregnant daughter with AIDS

My daughter is 4 months preg with twins and they wont allow her take anything but AZT. She is really in no condition to have the babies, but insists she is going to. Her CD4 is 19 and VL very high. She was doing OK until about the last 3 weeks. ...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Pregnant women with AIDS should receive combination therapy in order to have the best chance for optimal health outcomes. HAART highly active Read more »

Thrush without HIV

Can you get thrush and not be HIV positive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, but thrush tends to occur only in people who have some type of immune impairment. Read more »

Had oral with women 90 day test Negative Dentist says I have thrush

I had oral sex with a women giving and recieving. I broke out with canker soars in back of my throat 3 weeks after. Then loose stools and lost 12 lbs. I had night sweats, fever, extreme fatigue, thrush and headaches. I started developing numbness...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not already done so) and follow up with your general medical doctor to evaluate the cause of your numbness and "slight case of thrush."Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...treating or preventing oral or vaginal candidiasis, topical therapies like nystatin (Mycostatin, Pedi-Dri) may be preferable for pregnant women. For treating or preventing other fungal infections, like histoplasmosis, the Guidelines suggest... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...testing and treatment, women with HIV can live as long as men. Women should get tested for HIV. This is especially true for pregnant women and women considering pregnancy. If they test positive for HIV, they can take steps to reduce the risk of... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

..."azoles." Examples are Nizoral (ketoconazole), Diflucan (fluconazole), or Sporanox (itraconazole). Azoles should not be used in pregnant women . In addition, many of the anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to... 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 »

What could thiss be??????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex with someone that I did not know his Hiv status. I stated having some minor iritation in my mouth which I believe is thrush. I have not been diagnosed with this but I have been given medication for it. Everything I have tried does... Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have heard that recurring 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... Read more »