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Thrush Vaginal Yeast Infection

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Medical Exams - What to expect?

In addition to a blood test, what is involved in a medical exam where the Doctoror patient suspects AIDS? What signs are theDoctor looking for? What procedures are involved?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...physicianto think about HIV infection would include generalized enlargement of the lymph nodes, weight loss, oral thrush, vaginal yeast infections that occur more frequently than usual, shingles in a young adult, tuberculosis or repeated episodes... Read more »

PLS. CLARIFY...

IS THRUSH THE SAME AS YEAST INFECTION/YEAST VAGINITIS? Read more »

Resistance toward infections during ARS

Dr:Is the body more resistant toward developing infections unrelated to hiv (for example, a sinus... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy person, but Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...lining of the mucous membranes in the esophagus, intestines, vagina, throat and lungs. Oral candidiasis (thrush) or recurrent vaginal candidiasis (vaginitis, yeast infection) is an early sign of weakening of the immune system. The prevalence of... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...least one yeast infection of the mouth and vagina by44 percent. The drug reduced the risk of oral candidiasis by 50 percentand vaginal candidiasis by 38 percent. During the study, 41 patients onfluconazole and 23 on placebo experienced at least... Read more »
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yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 another one. Does this... Read more »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can take between 5-10 years in HIV infection to come up. I had an HIV test 3 weeks ago... 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 »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though it has been treated 2x with prescription and once otc. The symptoms... Read more »