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Treating Thrush With Organic Coconut Oil

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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...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello,From my read of 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 »

hiv and coconut oil

I take tribuss at night.So,can I take coconut oil during the day.Will Coconut oil have any adverse... 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... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Neem

Neem ( Azadiracta indica ) is a tropical evergreen tree sometimes known in India as "the village pharmacy." The essential oil of this tree is an antibiotic used against a variety of micro-organisms. It is particularly useful for skin conditions,... Read more »
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 (or fungus)... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) has become a popular treatment for people with HIV. It is made from a tree that is native only to Australia. Tea tree oil is used to prevent or treat mild cases of a variety of infections, particularly fungal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Plan to Treat Three Million HIV-Positive People in Developing Countries by 2005 "Not Convincing," Opinion Piece Says

The World Health Organization 's 3 by 5 Initiative , which plans to treat three million HIV-positive people in developing countries by the end of 2005, is "not convincing" on a number of levels, Amir Attaran, an associate professor of population... Read more »
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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 Research. This book says that it is able to slow down the progression and... 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 might be an idea to spread... 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 to get rid of my... Read more »

scraping thrush

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
probably a very silly question, but when one scrapes off thrush from the tongue, how long does it take for the yeast to grow back over where the tongue was scraped? is it a matter of hours? if one did it before they went to bed, would it be back... Read more »