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Vaginal Candidiasis And Hiv

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed...
Ask the Experts

reccuring candida

How early into an HIV infection can recurring vaginal candidiasis occur? 1 month, 2, 3 after the initial contact with the virus? Later than that? Can it be treated or will it keep coming back? thanks
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Vaginal candidiasis is usually the first problem HIV+ women encounter. There is no specific time frame after becoming HIV+ that this happens-- Read more »

can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red wart-looking things...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Vaginal candidiasis is a common condition in the immunocompetent (HIV-) population. There are very effective therapies available for management Read more »

treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Optimizing medications for HIV can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole by mouth is Read more »

erythematous candidiasis...likely HIV?

Hi Dr. Frascino,I've been extremely worried lately about my HIV status and have found relief in your humorous and straight (??) responses. Thank you! On to my issue:I'm a 30 yr old male. I was diagnosed with erythematous candidiasis last week and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...candidiasis and this is most likely what happened to you.2.The majority of cases of "erythematous candidiasis" have nothing to do with HIV.3.Does it sound like you "definitely have HIV?" No, of course not. In fact, the odds are incredibly in your... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Read more »
Project Inform

Candidiasis Update

...than negative women, there is no clear relationship between its occurrence and CD4+ cell count. Thus, the relationship between vaginal candidiasis and HIV infection remains unclear. Finally, esophageal candidiasis has been reported as the most... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...lining of the mucous membranes in the esophagus, intestines, vagina, throat and lungs. Oral candidiasis (thrush) or recurrent vaginal candidiasis (vaginitis, yeast infection) is an early sign of weakening of the immune system. The prevalence of... Read more »
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candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some information, Read more »

candidiasis y elisa 8 semanas negativo

Posted by flodyan, 3 Replies
Hola, tuve una relacion de riesgo y me hice un p24 a los 3 dias y un elisa a las 8 semanas, los 2 negativos, pero me han salido manchas en la lengua de color blanco, el doctor me dijo q era candidiasis y que con micostatin luego de 1 semana se me... Read more »

The Body, Janis, o quien sepa

Posted by guillepampa
...pasarle la ua, queda todo esto en mi dedo, y lamentablemente es muy parecido a algo cremoso. Adems he estado con chicas con candidiasis vaginal,(que es muy comn), y parece ser parecida la sustancia. Esto es saburra lingual???? SI son 2 cosas... Read more »

regreso el miedo!!! Ayuda the body o quien pueda

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola a todos, pues les cuento que el Lunes pasado fui por mis resultados de la prueba de VIH despues de 60 dias de la situacion de riesgo, el resultado fue Negativo, esto me dio un descanso y un alivio inimaginable, crei que ya la habia librado y me... Read more »