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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 opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast
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Sweet 16 is not so sweet

I'm 16 and I recently had my first experience at oral sex. When he "finished" a small amount of his semen went in my mouth before I pulled it out. It was in my mouth a minute or so before I spit it out in the restroom. A few weeks later (not sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It's unfortunate and potentially dangerous that so many sexually active adolescents and young adults "have NO ONE to talk to" about sex! You are correct: There is an enormous amount of misinformation on the Web (and also in some Read more »

How do I help?

My son has been diagnosed with advanced HIV disease. cd4 count of 19. He has been put on meds, but since he does not want anyone to know he is HIV+ he is not good at taking the meds properly or when around others. What will happen if he keeps...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Perhaps he is depressed and needs mental health care. Discuss this with his doctor.If all else fails, recognize your son is an adult who is making decisions. Even if these decisions are not what you would choose and even if they are destructive,... Read more »

oral anxiety

hey ryan, (i know you're not a doc but know you have the skills to calm me down as a csw)i've found your responses and advice very helpful. i think i've had more of an anxiety problem more than anything but... april 1 2003 about six weeks ago i gave...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...experienced could be related to the number of antibiotics that you were on. Thrush (oral candidiasis) is not common in healthy adults. Someone who is not immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush. Candida, the fungus that causes... Read more »

WOOOOOHOOOOO!!! Updat from person who asked about CFC donation.

Dear Dr. Wonderful,I asked you the question about donating via the CFC and you responded to me on September 7th. I just called (literally less than 1 minute ago) and got the results of my Home Access Test and it was negative. I was so scared of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sides of jaw (no swollen nodes that I could feel), sore jaw and teeth (clenching?), sore throat, loose stool, white tongue (no thrush or sores in the mouth that I could see), tiny little red spots at random on all over body that do not hurt... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...treat. Fluconazole is a very expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to... Read more »
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Starting Meds Tomorrow...NEED ADVICE!!

Posted by running4it, 6 Replies
Im suppose to start my regimen tomorrow. I am nervous as hell. I have never taken any medication before. I dont know where to turn. Can someone please give me advice. some hope, some assurance that I will be ok? I have that hardest time swallowing... Read more »

Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptomes of a recent infection (due to having sex with someone of unknown status) have a burning tong and lips due to oral thrush without having the creamy white patches? Are patches supposed to show up right away or can it go for weeks before... Read more »

???? A Question????

Posted by ilovemy2, 8 Replies
Hello everone. I was just wondering how long each of you have been living with this disease? And how has it been? Read more »