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What Is AIDS?

...infected with HIV has enough of the virus in it to infect other people. Most people get the HIV virus by: having sex with an infected person; sharing a needle (shooting drugs) with someone who's infected; being born when their mother is infected, or drinking the breast milk of an infected woman. Getting a transfusion of infected blood used to be a way people got AIDS, but now the blood supply is screened very carefully and the risk is...
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CMV, Thrush and CD4 of 60

I wrote in around a week ago and received a response telling me what we expected. There are some new developments. The doctors originally thought my sister inlaw had cmv and toxo. They are now calling it just toxo. She is on medicine for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specialist and adhering to medicament regimens early in the course of the disease.Your sister remains in my thoughts. Dr. BobCMV, Thrush and CD4 of 60 Jul 25, 2010Hi I know this is kind of long but there is a lot going on and we are really... Read more »

Risk evaluation and oral thrush: Please help!

Dear Doctor,First I would like to say how I admire your work and what you do for people. You are an angel!My situation:Around 3 months ago I had a situation where I accidently wiped a toilet seat (public toilet) and used that same paper towel to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Pregnant Mother-To-Be,I would agree with the advice you received from your local HIV/AIDS foundation. I also tend to doubt you had oral thrush. Read more »

Why are Videx and Zerit still even on the market when we now have much better options?

I am married to a wonderful, loving man who lost a brother to AIDS in 1995. My husband says that when his brother was diagnosed in the late 80's/early 90's, the only treatments that were available were AZT, ddI, and ddC, and just before his death,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Zerit, Videx, and AZT are not as commonly used in the United States because most clinicians understand that better drugs are available. These medications are sometimes prescribed by clinicians who have not kept up with advances in treatment. ... Read more »

Hiv symtoms after recieving oral sex

Hi Doc,I received unprotected oral sex from a sex worker on 3rd of march 2006, after two days I had a sore throat and had antibiotics treatments for 10 days(amoxyllin 500mg three times a day) but after that I am facing problems with my tongue and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reading this site for the past couple of months, you probably already know what I'm going to say, but since repetition is the mother of learning, here we go again!Your HIV risk (oral sex) is minimal at best. Your symptoms are not worrisome for... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...experienced in treating women with HIV. The good news is that the advances in HIV treatment have also brought down therate of mother-to-child HIV transmission significantly. If the mother takesappropriate medical precautions, the rate of... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

...AIDS? How Can We Prevent Infection of Newborns? Breastfeeding How Do We Know if a Newborn Is Infected? What About the Mother's Health? The Bottom Line How Do Babies Get AIDS? The virus that causes AIDS can be transmitted from an... Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...have tested negative for HIV twice in the last 6 months but am not sure if the tests were accurate as I continue to have oral thrush. I know it's thrush because I keep scraping it off and it grows right back, also it looks like all the pictures... Read more »

Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello Every morning when I wake up I have white patches on the tip of my tounge. Im not sure wheather its geo tounge or thrush. As the day goes on it wears away after eating and drinking. It leaves red irritated areas where it was, and is always... Read more »

anyone ever heard???

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
...Has anyone ever heard of false negative in the oraquik advance saliva test past the window period, would someone experience thrush after the 5 month from exposure with normal cbc? Read more »

I'm scared

Posted by Anonymous
...calling my doctor tomorrow to see when i will have the results. My boyfriend and myself are going nuts. I tried to talk to my mother for support- but she said she didn't want to talk about it because her arm is broken and hurts. I am so scared. ... Read more »