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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

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Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone deal with mouth and vaginal yeast infections? I am really running out of options, its like I clear one its gone for a week then its back.Does anyone else have this annoying problem. 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 »

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/HIV within 4 months?

Posted by OnAQuest, 2 Replies
I may have possibly been exposed to HIV numerous times within a four month period. I began seeing someone in January. We were together until April 25th. In Feb I got a yeast infection. It cleared up with treatment just fine. April 8th I got another... Read more »
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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 infection doesn't respond to topical medications such as creams or... Read more »

Vaginal Yeast

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I will get straight to the point. Went to the doctor, and he diagnosed me with a yeast infection and prescribed me oral as well as topical meds. But infection never went away. Many months later, I'm still suffering, after...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It is possible to be misdiagnosed. Other causes of vaginitis can cause a discharge and irritation (redness of the tissues), but typical yeast infections are pretty easy to identify. I suggest you either ask this doctor to look at the discharge... Read more »

help, help, help

I have been having vaginal yeast infections for the past 10 months. I have been to the doctor 3 times for a glucose test, thyroid test and cbc. All came out normal.I recently took a home access hiv test. It was negative. My question is, I wiped...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Alcohol would probably not destroy HIV antibodies but could affect the performance of the test if the alcohol was in high enough concentration in the blood from the finger prick. I really doubt that the amount from a wipe would affect the... Read more »

DR. Wohl i thank you so much for your time!

Hi Dr. Wohl..thanks for answering my question, sorry to bother you but i am still a little confused I asked about vaginal yeast infections and you described thrush in the mouth. Is it the same thing. My question was as follows. Begging to get an...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Hi-Sorry for any confusion. The case is similar for vaginal yeast infections as it is for oral thrush. The immune system deficiency that occurs with HIV infection takes time to manifest. It is extremely unlikely that you would almost instantly... Read more »
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