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Yeast Infection Looks Like Herpes

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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 »

Question about herpes2......

Thank you!! I recently went in to my gyno..theres was a very tiny little sore on my vagina,it had... Read more »

Could yeast be the problem?

I am HIV+ with 400 tcells and viral load of 3000. I have been in good health until recently. A... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...treated with an anti-yeast cream or suppository placed inside the vagina. A health care provider can write a prescription for most yeast infection treatments. Although you can also buy medicine to treat yeast infections over-the-counter, it is a... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...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... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control... Read more »
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YEAST and SCARED!! PLEASE help

Posted by finallyfindigout, 2 Replies
...Hi- I have a question regarding recurring yeast infections... In Feb '08 had BV, treated and then got a yeat inf and UTI- treated and fast forward to today April- much pain down there Read more »

yeast infection(male)..HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello All, Can somebody explain what a yeast infection looks like on the penis. I had a risky sexual encounter and after few months the tip of my penis I see a few dots(just next to Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...realationship approx a yr. ago with my ex boyfriend who had had many many partners prior to me I remember having horrible recurring yeast infections at the beginning and middle of our 1 1/2 year relationship. So moral of the story is that I am... Read more »

im not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...noticed bumps,swollen glands in neck and groin plus bumps with pus, than weird stools i was tested for gonnorhea, syphillis, herpes all negative than hiv four months later could it be something else another std?? Read more »