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Male Yeast infection and HIV

I have been HIV since 1998 and my numbers has gone up and down but since in decent health. But every time my cd4 goes down they put me on antibiotics for a few months and I in up with yeast infections due to the antibiotics. I am 43 uncircumcised...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients are very sensitive to use of antibiotics in that there is fungal overgrowth in various places (mouth, skin, vagina, foreskin areas). Use of topical antifungals or including active culture yogurt in your diet (to try to replenish more... Read more »

yeast infection and HIV

i've had this yeast infection since February 14 and it still not cured with the proper treatment. ... Read more »

Are chronic yeast infections a sign of HIV?

I am 24 yrs old. I am married, & have been sexually active with my husband only for the last 5... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fluconazole Prevents Yeast Infections in Women with HIV

...fluconazole once aweek or placebo. After a median follow-up period of 29 months, fluconazolereduced the risk of at least one yeast infection of the mouth and vagina by44 percent. The drug reduced the risk of oral candidiasis by 50 percentand... 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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

... Yeast Infections (Vaginal Candidiasis) Your immune system, hormones, and "friendly" bacteria in your vagina all play an important role in keeping Read more »
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Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. Read more »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...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 it has been treated 2x with prescription and once otc. The symptoms... Read more »

recurrent yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous
...tested negative 9 weeks and then 3 a half months after my exposure. I know that this is considered to be conclusive. I have had yeast infections in the past, and I know that I am very prone to getting them. However, I have had 3 yeast... Read more »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...months. I am going out of my mind with worry waiting to get tested at 6 months, the reason being that I am now getting vaginal yeast infections. I have had no other symptoms I don't think. What is the likelihood of being hiv positive? Read more »