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Thrush On A Older Child

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...to anumber of barriers including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner The stigma associated with HIV Active substance abuse Depression Lack of financial resources and/or social supports Mistrust of the medical...
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THRUSH IN 9 MONTH OLD

MY NINE MONTH OLD JUST GOT THRUSH AND A YEAST INFECTION. THIS FOLLOWED A STOMACH VIRUS, WHERE SHE HAD DIAHERRA FOR SIX DAYS, AND THROWING UP FOR THREE, ALONG WITH A 102 FEVER FOR ONE DAY, AND A FEW LOW THINGS ON CBC, WHICH SHE WAS DEHYRATED AND GOT...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Recurrent, severe, or hard-to-treat thrush could indicate an underlying immune deficiency. However, it sounds as if this is your child's first episode and that the thrush is clearing rapidly with treatment, so I would not worry. Read more »

IM Back

hi, remeber that 13 year old kid who said your a hero thats me and have trid to get this answered since spetember here goes.1.I masturbated cum got in a cut.2.I masturbated after i got dignosed with penile thrush could it have now spread to my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your question, no, you would not get a systemic (blood) fungal infection from spunking on a cut, even if you do have penile thrush.One wonders why at age 13 you are so worried about these types of nonexistent problems.Dr. Bob Read more »

OHL in a 6yr old

my 6 yr old daughter is hiv+, good cell counts, no meds and is asymptomatic except now and then I notice very small (1 cm) areas of non-removable white spots on the sides of her tongue which come and go. I know this sounds like OHL, but I thought...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Oral hairy leukoplakia is uncommon, but can occur, in children. The condition that you are describing could also be thrush. I would recommend that you bring your daughter to her HIV care provider Read more »

Adopting HIV+ 11 mo old

I am adopting an 11 mo old that is HIV+. She is in a foreign country. She was just reliquinshed by her mom. What additional tests should I ask the agency to run? Should she be started on meds now? It will probably be 8 months before she is in the...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...18 months but these are the only available tests in many settings where HIV is common. Definitive diagnosis of HIV infection children under 18 months usually requires the detection of HIV nucleic acids in an infant's plasma or blood cells through... Read more »
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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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

... Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf Read more »
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please help me. very very urgent

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...very similar in appearance to the one i had. he also had sore throat, fever and red ejaculation. i am also pregnant with our child. im so scared. could i possibly be infected? and could i have infected my boyfriend? please help. Read more »

stories

Posted by Anonymous
...for 5 years now and are older and understand how serious my HIV can get. But with god's help we will continue a normal life. kids the whole 9 yards... Now you must be thinking how IM going to have kids right? well its silly but true.... Turkey... Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sex (bisexual, unprotected) Two weeks after this happened I got two herpes in my mouth (I have had the disease since i was a child, and have several outbreaks a year) They left, and two more came. I began to look at symptoms on the internet... Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...have been told repeatedly that this is not hiv but what is it then. oh i have reoccurring middle ear infections to yea. My children and wife a affected to wife got hpv so bad in 1 years time required surgery to remove (bad surgery cut her up... Read more »