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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side 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 candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness and sign that HIV disease is...
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Systemic candidiasis

Hi: Thank you for your time. I was wondering if you have any info on a homeopathic product called Aqua Floa, for the treatment of candidiasis. This fungus seems to have infested my trachea, from my vocal chords to , and including the tops of my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't know anything about this homeopathic product. There are a number of effective non-homeopathic medications for candidiasis. It is not normal for a basically healthy person to have candidiasis of the trachea, so I hope that you are... 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, and also wrote esophogitis candidiasis on my report. I am only 18, a female, and have also been treated with four different anit-biotics over the past...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Prolonged use of broad-spectrum antibiotics like those used for sinusitis can cause candida infection in the mouth (thrush), but candida in the esophagus would be highly unusual in this setting. This is one of the most common infections that HIV+... Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis

Dear Dr. Reznik, Can erythematous candidiasis be confused with other diseases?If yes , What are these Diseases?Thanks....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
There are several conditions which can be considered in a differential diagnosis of erythematous candidiasis including but not limited to trauma to the hard and/or soft palate; pizza or other hot food burns; food allergies; toothpaste allergies,... Read more »

oral warts & erythematous candidiasis

I had several red flat spots on my toungue for quite some time . Some of them have disappear but one remains. It is consistent with erythematous candidiasis I also in my examination discovered warts under my tongue. Could I be negative and still...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
I think the biggest point I need to make in regards to this question is the following:There are not any oral manifestations we see in association with HIV infection that are unique to this disease. For example, there are several other underlying... Read more »
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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 information, im worried for her and myself.Could the test be wrong and... Read more »

Candidiasis, aver si me sacas de la duda dani.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dani, tengo entendido ke la candidiasis es una infeccion muy comun que no tieen ke estar relacionada forzosamente con el vih, ahora bien, es normal desarrollar candidiais un paciente 4 meses despues de la relacion de riesgo ( contando con que... Read more »

esophageal candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
is it possible to get esophageal candidiasis several months after infection? Read more »

erythematous candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After as exposure in January i had lots of problems with teeths, a month after i get red spots in my mouth in the roof, its always there and hurts a lot and are always burning. Could it be something transmited by mouth??? i made a negative Elisa.... Read more »