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Treating Thrush With Organic Coconut Oil

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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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Coconut Oil Studies Effects on HIV

Hello,I'm curious as to what your opinions are of the studies on Coconut Oil with the link I've posted below, either as an adjunct to HAART, or a stand alone benefit for those who are on HAART therapy, experiencing either resistance or treatment...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...this very limited study (and as best I can research, never publicly presented data), there's little support for any activity of coconut oil in treating HIV.BY Read more »

Coconut Oil and HIV tests

Dr. Frascino,I've read that coconut oil has anti-viral properties and has been shown to reduce viral loads in people with HIV. Can supplementing with coconut oil or any other medication or supplement, affect the accuracy of an hiv test or the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Halliday,Coconut oil and/or coconut milk will not affect HIV test results or the duration of the window period. What they will do, if used liberally, Read more »

Coconut oil

I am starting on Atripla very soon. It is my first time on medication, but I have also read about the benefits of Coconut oil. Is it truly effective when added to medication...or even by itself?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I don't think that this has been studied; I suppose there could be benefit, but there could be negative interactions too.In my view, why risk the success of a well studied, peer reviewed and internationally recommended regimen (Atripla) with... Read more »

coconut oil delaying results/masking symptoms?

I had risky sex with a person of unknown status. I didn't know about PEP at the time. I found out a few days later, but it was too late by then, and I was desperate to do something. I read on the internet (I know, I know) that grape juice is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dude, coconut milk??? Coconut milk???? Tell me you're kidding. Please tell me you're kidding! If that were true, don't you think I'd be sucking down a Pia Colada at this very moment???"Immune boosting supplements like AIRBORNE and EMERGENCY" .... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Virgin Coconut Oil

Posted by garcia, 2 Replies
...Hi all, Stumbled across some new and promising developments on the subject of Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) which my father put me on to. Being the skeptic that I am, I'm not about to jump onto any bandwagons, but I thought it Read more »

Coconut Oil

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Have any of you heard about virgin coconut oil. I was reading a book on it because I'm taking it for another issue and I found mention of it actually being used in Hiv / Aids Read more »

Thrush on bum?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been feeling some discomfort this week in my bum area which could be thrush I think. I was wondering whether thrush appearing there might be a sign that I have HIV? Read more »