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Who Is At Risk For Candidiasis

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Risk evaluation and oral thrush: Please help!

Dear Doctor,First I would like to say how I admire your work and what you do for people. You are an angel!My situation:Around 3 months ago I had a situation where I accidently wiped a toilet seat (public toilet) and used that same paper towel to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Mother-To-Be,I would agree with the advice you received from your local HIV/AIDS foundation. I also tend to doubt you had oral thrush. Was this diagnosed by a physician? If so, please note the vast majority of cases of oral thrush have nothing to... Read more »

Candida Infection

Recently I have been admitted into the hospital for what appears to be Thrush or Candida. My... Read more »

any relation between thrush and systemic infections?

My sister was just recently admitted to the hospital again, for the second time in two weeks. She... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 »
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 Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...including diabetes, pregnancy, iron, folate, and vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, and use of antihistamines can increase the risk of Candida infections. Things that may weaken the immune system -- from chemotherapy to stress and depression --... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Vitamin D Deficiency

...studies presented at CROI. Vitamin D deficiency promotes bone loss -- a concern for people with HIV, who are already at higher risk than the general population -- and has been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other conditions. In an... Read more »
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Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ive been deep kissing a girl in advanced hiv status, since that exposure that someone said theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular cheilitis, pains in the gums, all my life as ended, or almost ended, i tested negative after 2 months... 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 »

oral candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...afternoon, my question is the following: One can have oral candidiasis, to last generation's eleven months of an exposition of risk and with four proofs ( ELISA ), last theirs to the 185 days of the aforementioned exposition, thanks to wholes, I... Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis?

Posted by Anonymous
...say), and it doesn't hurt anymore. It isn't sensitive to foods or anything either. But I'm scared that I have erythematous candidiasis. Does this seem probable? Am I at a high risk for HIV if I did oral sex with multiple partners? And would... Read more »