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World Health Organization Candidiasis

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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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Erythematous candidiasis

Is the red portion of the tongue that's around the lateral edges in:http://www.hivdent.org/slides/atrophic_candidiasis_tongue2.htmcandidiasis or a normal red coloring of the tongue? It is clear to me that the red portion in the middle is...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
The area you point out to in this picture is the normal coloring and texture of the tongue. There are many papillae on the dorsal surface of the tongue which are not present on the lateral borders which explains the difference in appearance. As you... Read more »

Erythematous Candidiasis

Thank you so much for this valuable site.In 8 months and 8 dr. visits, I haven't learned anything from the dr.'s I've visited. I have learned from your site, based on the pictures, that Erythematous Candidiasis is most similar in...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Thank you for your kind comments regarding the Oral Health and HIV Forum and the HIVdent project, both of which are intended to help people understand the implications of oral disease. It is always good to know that through our efforts (the Faculty... Read more »

( i will donate the h*ll out of your organization) pen stab incident

dear good doctori was accidently stabbed with a pen when i turned around quickly at work.now, the person whos pen it was i know was bleeding and they are a heroine user (ruff neighborhood).ok so, the pen point was not out but somehow the hollow part...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sarah,The chances that your workmate's blood was actually in the hollow part of the pen that stabbed you are so remote as to be essentially nonexistent. After all, even though he is a heroine user, I'm quite sure he doesn't use... Read more »

candidiasis eritematosa en primoinfeccion?

buenos dias, me llamo fernando tengo 23 aos, tuve una relacion conuna amiga ( la cual desconozco su estado de infeccion por vih )pero al ver tanto en el internet que me eh vuelto muyminucioso, le contare eso paso el 8 de enero y desde ahi como a las...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Candida eritematosa solo ocurre en la gran mayoria de pacientes de VIH/SIDA bien avanzado.... Read more »
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WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.who.int/diagnostics_laboratory/faq/window_period/en/index.html

Window period

What is the "window-period" and how long is it?

This is the time between original infection with HIV and the appearance of Detectable antibodies to the virus,... Read more »

SARS threat the world

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
An new lethal infection has prompted the World Health Organisation to issue a global alert to doctors and governments. The respiratory illness has so far killed at least 18 people - and perhaps as more than 50 -

The first reports of an infection... Read more »

oral candidiasis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Good 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 »

Helpful health info from SF nonprofit organization

Posted by LiveStrong, 1 Reply
I just launched a website as a project of nonprofit organization Bay Area Vegetarians, promoting the health benefits of a plant-based diet to the San Francisco LBGT community. It includes a section on HIV.

www.LiveStrongandLong.org

My personal... Read more »