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What Mucosal Infections Like Candidiasis Can I Develop

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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best 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 become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Persistent oral candidiasis for more then 4 months but hiv NEG.

Hello Dr.Iam a little confuse here, would you recommend another hiv test if had a persistent oral candidiasis or thrush for more than 4 months ?1) My risk was unprotected (condom broked) sex with a girl of unknown status the 11th of June. Another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered definitive or conclusive.There are many potential causes of oral candidiasis. I cannot diagnose your specific cause over the Internet. Either the HIV/AIDS specialist physician or the... Read more »

Symptom of HIV?

Dear Doctor, First let me thank you as a contributor to this site. Back in March of this year I tested positive for HIV and this website has been invaluable for assisting my understanding of this disease. Just recently in a Just for Women article...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...intensity of yeast infections may be increased in people with HIV. It is similar to having oral thrush (candida infection in the mucous membranes of the mouth). Since HIV uninfected people also get yeast infections it is a sign that the immune... Read more »

Please, Oral Thrush is Killing me!

Hello.I'm 23, and 6 months ago I had protected sex with a prostitute. I had a negative Elisa at 2 months.At 2.5 months I had oral thrush that hasn't gone yet. I used Nystatine and Miconazole, and all goes OK until I finish the threatment.Then thrush...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...are not infected with HIV. It is highly unlikely that you would have been infected when having sex with a condom.Thrush (oral candidiasis) is not common in healthy adults. Someone who is not immune compromised is unlikely to experience thrush.... Read more »

Thrush and inhalers

About 2 years ago I had casual sex and the condom broke. I became obsessed with possible HIV infection. I tested negative at 4 and 6 months after (ELISA only). Still being obsessed almost a year after the incident, I asked the person I was with to...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...last. I can say, with some confidence, that if you visit your physician and receive a prescription for an antifungal agent, the candidal infection can be resolved.The fact that you have thrush does mean that you could have breaks in the mucosal... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Candidiasis in Immune-Compromised Women

...difficult-to-treat infections. Candidiasis is a frequent complication for HIV-positive individuals. Candida can infect the lining of the mucous membranes in the esophagus, intestines, vagina, throat and lungs. Oral candidiasis (thrush) or... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...common OIs are listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with... Read more »
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Es esto un inicio de una posible candidiasis?

Posted by Reik, 4 Replies
...saber si tener al final de la lengua por la parte de atras unas motitas blancas y notar la lengua algo rasposa es un inicio de candidiasis. He teneido la lengua blanca muy amenudo, pero ahora me estan empezado a salir las motas .... Debo de decir... Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...by itself.. then it comes back maybe in a week in a diff location and goes away again.. does this sound like Erythematous candidiasis? from what i have read it is unlikly it is because it usually doesnt just resolve by itself within a day or... 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 has any information. Read more »

candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My girlfriend is suffering with vaginal candidiasis.I read in many pages that it could be the first sign for HIV.She had a test for HIV and it was negative.Please give me some Read more »