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Treatment Of Penile Thrush

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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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Penile wart and other HPV's

I had what I believed to be a wart on my penis that went away on it's on in a matter of weeks.(Not sure of exact time frame) It's been over 30 years now and no other penile warts have appeared. Reading that penile warts are not the ones...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Most people will clear the virus within two years time. However, having HPV and clearing it from the body does not preclude you from getting it again. Since we are not sure what exactly was on your penis 30 years ago, it is hard to tell... Read more »

(pearly penile papules )could it raise the effection of hiv ?

Hello my question is i have PEARLY PENILE PAPULES not popped or open could this make it easier for me to cath hiv if im receiving oral sex and the person didn't had any blood on hes mouth. Also 2 months later i got sick diarrhea, headache,...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the... Read more »

HIV-related penile shrinkage

Dear Drs: I am an HIV+ male in my 40's. It's always been difficult for me to distinguish between aging and HIV or med-related side effects. Having been diagnosed in '85, I've been on all sorts of drug combinations. I am currently...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I'm sorry to hear of your problems.As an aside, your hair loss may be due to Viread, as we have had a number of cases where hair loss has stopped after we switched therapy away from Viread. You may wish to discuss this with your doctor.As for... Read more »

Best OCT treatment oral thrush

Treating oral thrush quickly with OCT remedy or home remedy...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There are no over the counter treatments for oral candidiasis (thrush). If you think you have thrush, you should contact your care provider.BY... Read more »
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Penile Thush - is thsi a sign ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have posted on this BB before (Fingering and touching Anus) and got some relief from the immense stress that I was going through. One of the main reasons is guilt. I am married and with children and have been faithful since we were married 11... Read more »

penile problems...

Posted by dcgbowler, 2 Replies
I am having problems with keeping an erection. I also have high blood pressure and diabetes along with HIV. Is there anyone else who can advise me on what to do? 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 »

Hairy Leukoplakia - Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was infected with HIV about 6 months ago.

Tested Poz.

I think I am experiencing Thrush, is it possible for it to occur so soon after infection?

Also are there any home remedies?? Read more »