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What Is Candidiasis In The Skin And Nails

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Systemic Candidiasis

...candidiasis. Infection can also occur around burns, cuts or catheters. It causes a bright red uneven eruption in the folds of skin. This may be coated by a white, wrinkled layer of tissue. Other symptoms include a mild burning. Fingernails and toenails can also be infected, which can be a special problem for people whose hands are often in water, like bartenders or dishwashers. Infection Throughout the Body Systemic candidiasis is when ...
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Splash of Blood on my skin

Hi Dr Bob,Hats off to you..No words can describe what you do...I just started my residency and I was in my peak of happiness doing what i always wanted to do...I was working on HIV floors and i was transporting a pt and Some how i forgot to use...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...emergency department assessment and recommendations over that of the HIV specialist you consulted! HIV cannot penetrate intact skin. Consequently, PEP was not warranted. I do not believe you have esophageal candidiasis or ARS symptoms! I agree... Read more »

WOW when you put it like that

OK I am getting it FINALEY I think LOL Anyway seeing my entire thread of old posts made me realize that I might really need to talk to a shrink about this you are right. It made me laugh at myself WOW Thanks for the wake up call, maybe it is time to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...she runs right over to me and scratches my legs. Can hiv be transmitted this way? Im just worried that blood gets on my dogs nails when she scratches him then its goes into my system when she scratches me. Ive donated to you foundation before... Read more »

Dr bob I love you man and keep the 50 cool points

But I think you might be wrong this time. I really do think that the 8 or 9 ELISA's the 2 PRC RNAs and the NAAT uot to 23 months just did not catch it. Maybe a rare subtype? I do not know but I do now that there is no other disease that can cause...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...she runs right over to me and scratches my legs. Can hiv be transmitted this way? Im just worried that blood gets on my dogs nails when she scratches him then its goes into my system when she scratches me. Ive donated to you foundation before... Read more »

I might have to take the cool points back

Sorry Doc I am a mess I might just have to take some of those cool points back I know you have said on a few occasions that my testing was conclusive 9 elisa 3 vl and a naat in a pair tree, but I just got horrible news. I had high levels of EBV and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...she runs right over to me and scratches my legs. Can hiv be transmitted this way? Im just worried that blood gets on my dogs nails when she scratches him then its goes into my system when she scratches me. Ive donated to you foundation before... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to fluconazole. These resistant infections... Read more »
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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...most common type of white blood cell. Neutropenia increases the risk of bacterial and fungal infections. Changes in skin and nail color (darkening of skin and nails) can also occur. This is more common in people with darker skin. How Does... Read more »
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stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...smoke. 2. Complaints that worsen in damp, muggy or moldy places. 3. Athletes' foot, jock itch, fungal infections on the skin or nails. 4. Craving for sugar, bread or alcohol. 5. Prostitis or vaginitis. 6. Diarrhea. 7. Constipation. 8. Abdominal... Read more »

Stepped on a nail

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can yout get hiv from stepping on a nail? I've had a tetanus shot recently. Thanks! Read more »

Nail in the fence

Posted by franfrog, 1 Reply
...(Most importantly the last sentence) ? There once was a little boy who had a bad ? temper. His Father gave him a bag of nails ? and told him that every time he lost his ? temper, he must hammer a nail into the back ? of the fence.... Read more »

candida infection on skin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anyone out there suffer from this symptom-especially in the skin folds of the body? Has your doctor linked this to HIV? I can't get in to my doctor for a whole week and just wondered if anyone Read more »