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Treatment Of Thrush In Vaginal Area

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Systemic Candidiasis

...HIV disease is progressing to a more severe stage. Candidiasis outbreaks can be frequent, can cause great discomfort and can add to the decline of health in HIV disease. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth, throat, windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also spread throughout the body. While this is rare, it is life-threatening. The most common places for infection are in the mouth and vagina. Recurrent and difficult to treat vaginal yeast...
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Could it be med related?

I was diagnosed in 1988 with HIV/Hep C. I started meds in 1994 and have done well since. My tcells are currently 284, (down from 350 the month before) and my viral load is undetectable. I've had a liver biopsy done a few years ago and it showed no...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Ouch-what a frustrating series of events. I would consider fluconazole as a likely cause of the liver problems from the information you provided. KH Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Vaginal thrush is the term for a fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning Read more »

Not sure what to do - continued

Doctor Bob, I got your thank you letter in the mail and it was very kind, another donation on the way. Reading your responses has helped me stay sane during this period and I want to also thank you for that. Well my last response to you was in mid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobNot sure of what to do (Apr 17, 2006) Doctor, I have a few concerns regarding some symptoms that I am having. I had oral and vaginal sex with a stripper (both with a condom on) almost 4.5 months ago. A week after the incident I started to feel... Read more »

THRUSH......and then some?

Hello, What is thrush and what does it look like. My doctor says I have it, yet he does not want me to worry because my HIV Antibody and PCR DNA tests are negative (taken in the latter part of July for an exposure in January). My Doctor also said...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Many people do indeed have small amounts of yeasts in their mouth, gastrointestinal tract, vaginal cervical area and on the skin (called colonization). Thrush is the overgrowth of a yeast to the point of a localized infection. Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which can kill the helpful... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...a lot fewer people got OIs. It's not clear how many people with HIV will get a specific OI. In women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...swollen lymph nodes occur in at least two regions of the body (commonly on the neck and in the armpits) excluding the inguinal area (that's where humans have their most useful and interesting organs). Swollen lymph nodes tend to be quite big and... Read more »

Thrush symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...my penis), it was quite itchy and immediately I thought STD STD STD. Well...the last time I had sex was 3 months(unprotected vaginal) before the rash showed up, and I know most STDs like herpes, chlymidia, ghonorrea, etc show up much quicker... Read more »

Please Advice

Posted by Me_Me, 2 Replies
...September 2008. She put a condom on my penis and blew me. After that she put another condom on the existing one and we have vaginal intercourse. The whole episode lasted for 3 to 4 minutes. As soon as I ejaculated, I removed the condom and went... 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; Read more »