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Vaginitis And Over The Counter Remedies

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Over counter control for gas

I take Cixivan Stavudine, Epivir & Norvir after 7 am & pm meal. What, if any, is the best over the counter remedy for The terrible Flatulence I sometimes have. I tried an Rx Enzime for relief and it made it worse. Also what is best Rx for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
No easy answer. You might want to check to see if there is an element of lactose intolerance involved (taking lactaid with meals). Sometimes improving gut transit my adding a bulking agent will help after several weeks (such as Fibercon tables or... Read more »

Over-the-counter Antihistamine (Theraflu) / PI Interactions?

Hi docs...thanks for the great column. I'm on a combination of amprenavir + low-dose... Read more »

What is the remedy for this?

Dear sir, My husband is positive for 5 years. He is under treatment regularly, now he has taken... Read more »
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Making Decisions About Herbal Therapies: Choosing Over-the-Counter Herbal Products

Many people with HIV use the pre-packaged herbal therapies they find in herbal and health food stores and that are becoming increasingly available in drug stores and department stores. They may find that researching and choosing their own therapies... Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
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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 Drugs and Pregnancy Conclusion ... Read more »
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FDA Panel Recommends In-Home HIV Testing Kit Be Approved

The first over-the-counter HIV testing kit to offer quick in-home results may soon find its way to medicine cabinets near you. This week, a 17-member Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel unanimously recommended the FDA approve the... 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 »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

vaginal yeast

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
Ok, I have had enough!!! its ME again!
I have had sex twice with the hubby, now I think I am getting a yeast infection. When will this ever end. my 8.5 week was neg...I have to wait 2 more weeks for another test and then its conclusive. Am I nutts??? Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment

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