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Health of my daughter

My daughter is 2years and she is HIV Positive and she cannot walk.Will she be able to walk and and also she have got a problem of oral thrush in her mouth l have tried every medicine but its alway on and off. Right now she is taking cotrimoxazole...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...us to tell you what the future holds for your daughter. It sounds like she is receiving treatment for her TB and is also on medications to prevent other infections. These important antibiotics can contribute to thrush. There are other... Read more »

thrush, thrush!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE, IT HELPED ALOT. I HAVE BEEN TAKING ATRIPLA BUT NOW HAVE THRUSH SINCE I... Read more »

thrush

ive been positive for a year and half and i recently developed thrush, what medical treatement will... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...cause infection in the brain, heart, joints and eyes. Can It Be Prevented? There is no way to prevent exposure to candida. Medications are not normally used to prevent candidiasis. There are several reasons for this: It is not very... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the germs, they might change (mutate) so that they can survive even when you are taking medications. When this happens, the drug will stop working. This is called "developing resistance" to the drug. For... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...marijuana as well as tobacco. Having HIV increases the risk of chronic lung disease. Smoking can interfere with processing of medications by the liver. It can also worsen liver problems like hepatitis. Smoking and Side Effects People with HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...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 called "azoles." Examples are Nizoral (ketoconazole), Diflucan... Read more »
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Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they had a topic related to dental needs and how the dentist was the first person that thought that they had HIV. I have oral thrush and have had it on and off for 2 months. I have also tested negative at the 20 week mark using a oral oraquick... 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 »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
...Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White Read more »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How do I get a health professional to take serously, and test me for, oral thrush? My doctor just laughed it off saying that it only happens when the immune system is really down. However, I have white stuff Read more »