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Vaginitis And Yeast Infection

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persistent vaginal yeast infection

I have a problem! I don't know what it is. I have taken antibiotics for bacterial infection and I have this white discharge that is grainy The doctor told me I did not have any yeast but to me it looks like it never goes away. Normally my body...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Persistent/recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be a sign of HIV, but they can also occur in HIV-s and in other diseases such as diabetes. Sometimes, if a vaginal yeast Read more »

YEAST INFECTION: MYTH OR FACT?

I am a female who, after stupidly having unprotected hetero sex 2 years ago, has had 5 negative HIV... Read more »

yeast infections

What causes constant yeast infections in women with Hiv and is it possible for hiv negative women... Read more »
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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 a healthy person, but Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...are a several different kinds of vaginitis, each with their own causes and symptoms: Candida or "yeast" infections -- Yeast infections of the vagina are probably the most familiar form of vaginitis. They occur when too much of the fungus... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...National Institute ofAllergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), weekly doses of the drugfluconazole safely prevented certain common yeast infections and was notassociated with adverse events or drug resistance. This is the firstlarge, long-term... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

...Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Conclusion Vaginal candidiasis is a fungal or yeast infection of the vulva and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might be accompanied... Read more »
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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 Read more »

ongoing symptoms

Posted by hopfullindy, 2 Replies
...for an std from this exposure and have just recently been told that I have herpes. I have on going symptoms such as vaginal yeast infection, yeast in my esophagus, and I have now lost 15 lbs. I just sent out an at home test and should be able to... Read more »

yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is a vaginal yeast infection that was detected after testing negative for HIV (90 days after last risk) a sign of HIV? Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...hello everyone, I was recently treated for an std with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though Read more »