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What Is An Over The Counter Drug For Thrush

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Systemic Candidiasis

...and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually include discomfort of the mouth and throat, burning and an altered sense of taste (often...
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Immune System Enhancement

Hello Bob, I'd like to start by appreciating the immense hope you're rendering to all HIV+ patients and their close ones. My younger sister has been diagnosed HIV+ earlier this month and she has a current CD4 count of 665. Here in Cameroon, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Administration (FDA), supplements do not need to undergo rigorous clinical trials of safety and efficacy as required for approval of pharmaceutical drugs. In fact -- because there is little financial incentive to spend money developing products... Read more »


what kind of over-the-counter drug can i use to get rid of crabs in the pubic hairs?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Try RID. It's available over the counter. Massage it into dry affected hairy areas and leave it on for 10 minutes before washing it off. Clothing and bedding must be washed and dried in a hot dryer. This should be done at the same time you... Read more »

how to stop taking drugs?

what is otc drugs?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...OTC stands for "over-the-counter". These are the medications that can be purchased without a healthcare provider's prescription.BY Read more »

What Med's do I use?

I tested positive in 1987 (18 years ago) It as only been recently that I have had bouts with thrush and now my energy levels appears to deplete quickly during the course of a day, with some days worst then others. My CD4-36 and CD4- 6% with my viral...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Based on what your description it sounds like it will be very important to choose a regimen has the least potential GI side effects. This would tilt the scales in favor of Sustiva over Kaletra. Epivir or Emtriva to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Medicine Chest: Drugs and Food

...eating well. We have to be very careful that these vitamin supplements or meal replacements do not interfere with the way the pharmaceutical drugs work. The goal is to get the most of the food you eat while achieving proper levels of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Interactions

...side effects. Large changes in the amount of the drug in your bloodstream can be caused by prescription and non-prescription (over-the-counter) drugs, recreational drugs, herbal products, or food. This is called a "drug interaction." Drug... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...likely to develop several opportunistic infections (see Fact Sheet 500 ) related to HIV. They are more likely to develop: thrush (see Fact Sheet 501 ) oral hairy leukoplakia (whitish mouth sores) bacterial pneumonia pneumocystis pneumonia... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the Mouth (Thrush) Whitish coating of the tongue and/or the inside of the cheeks Usually occurs with CD4 cell count less... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »

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 »

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 Read more »

Yogurt for mild thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've noticed that regular yogurt (with acidophilus) seems to help with mild thrush. Could this be my imagination or does this really work? Read more »