Yeast Infection And Chlamydia

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
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...
Ask the Experts

What Do I Have?

Dear Doctor, Recently, I was diagnosed with Chlamydia. Is that the reason I have had discharge for a while, is it possible I have yeast infection also? I was given medication, and i'm still discharging. What's going on with me?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Possible. Check with your doctor. MH Read more »

Worried about infections

Hi Dr. Bob,Welcome back to the forum! I'm not surprised by all the "Are you ok?" messages...you were sorely missed! :)I wrote you shortly before you went "on tour" but didn't receive an answer (which I completely understand, having been a devoted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I see no cause for concern regarding HIV from the incident you describe. The main reason to even get a three-month HIV test would be to calm your fears and put your mind at rest.Sorry, no plans to visit Virginia, but I did just get back from... Read more »

Response to 0 Man

I read What 0 Man had to say in his question to you about going back to college. I was diagnosed in 2001 on what the ER staff thought was my death bed. I had PCP, MAC, chlamydia and a total body yeast infection just for fun. VL500,000 Cd4 20 After a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Kay,Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your inspiring story and excellent advice!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Is anal itching a symptom?

I have had numerous symptoms which I believe may be from acute infection of HIV. One of them is really bad anal itching for about 2 weeks straight and even occasional itching on the tip of my penis. Is this a symptom of acute infection? Can you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...healthcare professional.Itching on the penis can be due to several Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD's) like Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, a yeast infection, and other problems. It, too, is NOT related to HIV infection. If these symptoms continue or... Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...common, more serious and/or moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea,... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...does not directly cause infertility, it can cause spontaneous abortions and stillbirths (a baby being born dead). Genital yeast infections can sometimes be sexually transmitted through intercourse. Yeast infections can occur through... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...appearance) associated with mild to severe itching, burning discomfort, and pain with urination. Though many women "self-diagnose" yeast infections, and many providers diagnose the infection by its appearance, diagnosis can be confirmed by... Read more »