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What Is Vaginal Thrush

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VAGINAL THRUSH

...What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Vaginal thrush is the term for a fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching Read more »

vaginal thrush

my girlfriend sometimes has a fishy fanney is it thrush or anything she says she has quite heavy... Read more »

can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...lining of the mucous membranes in the esophagus, intestines, vagina, throat and lungs. Oral candidiasis (thrush) or recurrent vaginal candidiasis (vaginitis, yeast infection) is an early sign of weakening of the immune system. The prevalence of... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more... Read more »
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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 »

PLEASE HELP ASAP

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 2 Replies
DON'T WHEN YOU DONATE BLOOD TO REDCROSS AND IF THERE ANY THING WAS WRONG WIITH YOU . DONT THEY MUST SEND YOU LETTER OR CALL YOU UP .. CAUSE I NEVER RECIVED ANYTHING FROM THEM . BEFORE I GAVE BLOOD WORKER AT HEALTH DEPT TOLD ME I CAN DONATE... Read more »

THRUSH

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...years ago was given the routine HIV test which was negative. My question is that I have been reading through the sites about vaginal thrush and it says it can take between 5-10 years in HIV infection to come up. I had an HIV test 3 weeks ago... Read more »

Thrush... HIV or the pill???

Posted by Anonymous
...things in a more positive light. Almost one year on and i thought i was through it all when about three days i discoverd i have vaginal thrush! I'm not jumping to conclusions it is thrush i've had it checked out..... Now my worries have... Read more »