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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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Thrush and its diagnosis

Dr Judith,I had a red spot on my tongue and went to the docotr to check it up. It looked like a small protursion onthe tipo of my tongue. I was worried that this might be thrush.The doctor told me that this was not the way that thrush would manifest...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes. It certainly didn't sound like thrush to me, either.... Read more »

Vaginal and oral thrush hiv neg at 5 mo

Hello, I tested positive for chlamydia 3 mo after I was exposed. I was cured yet still had itching and some slight stomach pain. I am a female but after numerous pelvic examinations my doctor assures me I do not have pid. I had an ultrasound and ct...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWith your HIV testing history you are HIV free. The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results... Read more »

sore on scrotum

I have a sore on my scrotum, it itches but produces no fluid, Im wondering if this could be HIV related, I have had minimal sex since my diagnosis in 2005, It doesnt hurt only itches and feels a bit raised and hard almost like there is a ball in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I cannot evaluate sores on the scrotum over the Internet. I would suggest you have your HIV specialist take a look.If you are feeling panicked and/or depressed all the time and your counselor advised there isn't much he can do... Read more »

Androgel Scrotum Administration

I am currently on Androgel. I have read the technical literature about administation, but I am curious. WHY should you not apply Androgel to the scrotum, specifically?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,For the same reason you don't scotch-tape an aspirin to your forehead when you have a headache.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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bump on scrotum

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
have a pimple like bump on my scrotum but its not a pimple. its been there a couple weeks now. had a similar one a year or so a ago and tried squeezing it but it didnt work and i strill have that lump till this day. now i have a second one...baffling Read more »

Lumps on my Scrotum

Posted by scared_male, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm nervous to talk to my family and our doctor about this, I just want to know what I have before I go see him so i won't be as nervous. I've had these bumps for a long time, they pop up randomly and I usually never really paid too much... Read more »

thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?

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Information needed--Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is thrush? Does it appear within the ARS period ?

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