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What Is Candidiasis Caused By

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erythematous candidiasis caused by HIV or antibiotics?

I am a 28 year old female with only one sexual partner. I have not had oral, anal, or vaginal sex since Jan. 14, 1997. (I never used needles.) After this date (1997), I was tested three times (April, JUne and August of 1997) all negative. In 1998, I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...factors for the development of erythematous candidiasis. From all appearances, it appears you are experiencing this recurrent candida infection based on use of antibiotics and steroids.Hope this helps!DR Read more »

18 y/o, fungal infec.&esophogitis, candidiasis. Worried, my cause?

Dr. Feinberg, Last week I had an EGD. My doctor discovered a fungal infection in my esophagus,... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's bodies. A healthy... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...women taking these drugs use effective birth control. In animal studies, using itraconazole or ketoconazole during pregnancy caused birth defects. There have also been four known infants born with severe skeletal problems to women who used... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

...any CD4+ cell count but is likely to occur more often when your CD4+ count falls below 100. Cause Vaginal candidiasis is caused by the fungus called Candida . Everyone has small quantities of the fungus in the mouth, vagina, digestive... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...Candidiasis refers to any infection caused by a group of yeast-like fungi called Candida. Candida albicans is the most common type and is normally found in the mouth, digestive Read more »
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causes for thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...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 that I've seen on the... Read more »

STRESS: causes everything

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...We tought stress didn't cause candidiasis, in fact stress does cause even candidiasis: "Cause Oral candidiasis is caused by the fungus called Candida. Everyone has small quantities of the fungus in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin.... Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa. now i have more than this i have candidiasis in the corner of mouth too. give me your opinion please Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...me some information, im worried for her and myself.Could the test be wrong and candidiasis be the sign for HIV? What else can cause vaginal candidiasis and what are the symptoms Read more »