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Urinary Tract And Candidiasis

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...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 taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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hi doc i just wanna know would thrush be found in urine?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...cultures for Candida in several settings but not as part of oropharyngeaal candidiasis. Some time patients can have true fungal urinary tract infections from Candida (occasionally seen indiabetic patients); patients with candidemia can have a... Read more »

smoke in the urinary tract

What does smoke coming out of the urinary tract during urination mean, is it a symptom of an STD or is it just natural and i never noticed it before?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Smoke coming out your urinary tract??? Hey, Dude no matter how hot your dick is, it should not be smoking. I'm not sure whether to advise you to have your vision Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My symptoms include small white spots on the tonsils, white coating of the tongue, a white curd-like spot on the roof of my mouth when easily scraped away bled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...disease since the early 90's. Indeed, esophageal candidiasis is a well known and serious AIDS-defining illness. Furthermore, Candidal infections can be very serious and life-threatening, especially when they reach the blood stream. If your... Read more »

urinary tract infections

What causes urinary tract infections?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Most commonly, bacteria from the gut. Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...treated with 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... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Microsporidiosis

...cuniculi and Encephalitozoon hellem Keratoconjunctivitis, infection of respiratory and genitourinary tract, disseminated infection Encephalitozoon intestinalis ( syn. Septata... Read more »
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Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

Being Happy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Who ever said living was easy wasnt very realistic. And Im not trying to sound bitter. Living is simply THE EXPERIENCE and those who still have the chance must seek for meaning rather than just keep complaining all the time. Ive been reading some... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »