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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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i had un protected vaginal sex 4 years ago. after one of the sex i feel chills with fever and then flu for two weeks and during this period i also have oral thrush, then after few days i have burning of hand and feet nausea , sweating and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou had unprotected sex, hence you put yourself at risk. You need to receive testing, the guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.Since you are... 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...
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 usually effective.... 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 or itching and a thick, white discharge. Any woman who experiences vaginal discharge should seek... Read more »

vaginal thrush

my girlfriend sometimes has a fishy fanney is it thrush or anything she says she has quite heavy yellow dischard is there a cure...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Vaginal thrush or yeast infection is common in women and by itself is not cause for concern about HIV infection; there are many effective treatments for vaginal thrush, please consult with your physician.JLS.... Read more »
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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; White and... Read more »

Candida, Thrush????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have noticed lately that a certain part on the left side of my tongue, a small area, has felt sore lately. I noticed three or 4 small red spots on that side, and whenever I press them with my teeth or touch them, they bleed, quite easily. Could... Read more »

candida/thrush in my throat

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i've had a sore throat for 4 weeks now. swollen tonsil for about 2-3 weeks. it all started with a little white spot on my tonsil in the "crypts". i have had bad acid reflux a few mornings when i wake up. no chest pain though. i hope it is due to... Read more »

CIN I and CANDIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In my last Pap Smear I was found a candida infection and a CIN I . My boyfriend has been checking for every STD, and has always turned out negative ( we are together for two years and two months, and his last test for HIV and hepatitis, fungus and... Read more »