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Why Would Candidiasis Cause Headache

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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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Migraine Headaches

I'm concerned if mirgraine headaches are associated with being AIDS/HIV positive. I have not been tested. I've heard that these types of headaches may be associated with being positive.
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware of migraine headaches being a common symptom of HIV infection;JLS. Read more »

Headaches

I have had a migraine headache for three weeks now. I'm anemic and my question is when you are anemic can that cause you to have a migraine headache? How can you tell if your iron is low?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I assume you are HIV positive, as this is an HIV information Web site. Headaches can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Migraines are a very specific type of headache and they don't usually last for Read more »

thrush after 2 weeks?

Dear Sir Is it possible to get thrush two weeks after HIV exposure?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...diagnosed with thrush and have no other underlying condition or are not on any of the medications which can lead to a case of candidiasis, please visit your medical provider for a complete work-up.Take care,DR Read more »

Erythematous candidiasis as primary infection symptom?

Hi Dr Reznik,Is erythematous (sp?) candidiasis likely to present itself during acute HIV infection/seroconversion, as late as 7-9 weeks after possible exposure?I have had no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, headache or other of the "classical"...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Erythematous candidiasis can present during seroconversion illness. There has been recent research which has shown a relationship between candidiasis Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can... 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

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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Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...contagious? What should I do. please help. I have three kids and believe one of them is now infected, I saw he had cottage cheese thrush type in his tongue and rash on his back also. My other two kids seem to have developed a couple of new... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

scared to death!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV on the net! Im very scared! I also have developed small white dots in the back of my tongue but no pain. I dont think its thrush because thrush is milky and thick but Im not sure.... I dont know what to do.... Read more »