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Will Yeast Infection Cream Cure Bacterial Vaginosis

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...These treatments also tend to be expensive, so it is important that people who have HPV discuss the pros and cons of treatment with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal Infections (Yeast Infections, Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia, or anal area. You may also...
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Yeast!!!

I was treated with Microgel vaginal gel for bacterial vaginosis. I had to repeat it in a week because it didn't clear it up the first time. After the 2nd time I developed a vaginal yeast infection and oral yeast infection. Could this medication...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...You do not state if you have HIV, diabetes or are on other immunosuppressive agents, all of which can contribute to getting yeast infections. It is not uncommon for women to develop vulvovaginal yeast infections when on antibiotics.So, yes, using... Read more »

yeast infection

I've been HIV pos for 11 years now, on HAART and I have had great results... undetectable viral load and high (between 600 to 1100 t-cells). About 6 years ago I started having a annoying, irritating rash on my anus and a few spots on my penis. With...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...overlapping issues. You may have had a rash from one reason, which you treated with the steroid creams and then developed the yeast infection as a result. Conditions that can cause rashes in the ano/genital area include herpes, HPV (human... Read more »

Yeast Infection OR STD?

So since i messed around with this guy about a month ago i've been itching alot down there but it seems to have gotten worse and worse to the point where i was itching it raw in lil places and because of the open raw skin it was unbearable to pee at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "REFUSE" to go to the doctor and yet you ask "any help?"!?! Hmmm . . . I guess not because I'm a doctor. If you're old enough to be "messing around," you're old enough to take some responsibility for your health. Sorry dearie, it's time to... Read more »

Treatment for Male Yeast Infections

Is there an over the counter (OTC)cream to treat male yeast infections? Can a male use a woman's (OTC)cream for such an infection?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Some men will develop Candida intertrigo, a yeast infection of the skin that may involve the groin and this responds to OTC creams such as clotrimazole (Lotrimen). A similar yeast infection Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...are a several different kinds of vaginitis, each with their own causes and symptoms: Candida or "yeast" infections -- Yeast infections of the vagina are probably the most familiar form of vaginitis. They occur when too much of the fungus... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Medical Update from the 1999 Conference on Women and HIV/AIDS

...available in oral or vaginal cream formulations. Treatment recommendations are the same for HIV-positive and HIV-negative women. Yeast Infections About 75% of all women experience a yeast infection at some point in their life, and 5% experience... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed but gets recurrent vaginal yeast infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina,... 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 of a healthy person, but Read more »
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vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment Read more »

freaking out, are these hiv+ symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...promiscous). In nov. I got a bacterial vaginosis, got metronidazole and terconazole cream, finished treatment. Then I got a yeast infection, this was weird bc in the past i've always gotten rid of whatever infection with 1st treatment, never... Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...hello everyone, I was recently treated for an std with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble is this yeast infection seems to be hanging around even though Read more »

yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hey i think i have a yeast infection , but it doesnt hurt when i pee ,it hurts to touch my whoole area down there .. i got oral sex last week and i want to know Read more »