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Yeast Infection With Bacterial Vaginosis

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...for help. Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Certain gynecological conditions are more 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, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little...
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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 »

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 stomach bug two weeks ago was the start. Two days after the 24 hours of severe vomiting and diarrhea my stomach swelled like I was about to deliver a...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...are taking it for 7 days because you said that you developed a yeast infection after 4 days of treatment. Many women develop yeast infections when they take antibiotics. If the yeast infection is not getting any better on diflucan (fluconazole)... Read more »

Need help

Ive had sex with 2 guys and neither of them have been tested and neither have I. I have gotten 5 or 6 yeast infections this year but Im not sure if thats what they were. Im a lifeguard during the summer and someone told me that sitting in a wet swim...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...and treatment. Vaginitis can be caused by infections that may or may not be sexually transmitted. Candidiasis, also known as yeast infection, is caused by an overgrowth of yeast (candida) in the vagina. Antibiotics, pregnancy, infections, among... Read more »

HIV worried well

Back in april I had a rough few weeks I found out my boyfriend was cheating on me,I was just a sack of nerves then I did the dumbest thing I went and slept with his best friend yeah I know so much for finger pointing....Well the outcome of it all is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cheating ex-boyfriend's best friend rocked the Kasbah four times in one night! WOW. I'll bet he's Italian, right? Sweetie, maybe you should stick with Mr. Sex Machine. I mean any dude who can do a no-pants dance four times in one night has... 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 »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Will Nonoxynol-9 Be a Good Microbicide Candidate?

...Additional studies have shown that spermicides using nonoxynol-9 can increase a woman's risk of certain vaginal infections (yeast infections, and bacterial vaginosis) and do not provide complete protection against STDs. Recent studies have tried... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Women Need Annual Cervical Cytology: ACOG Guidelines

...after HIV diagnosis and annual screening thereafter. HIV-positive women are at increased risk of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections, and treatment may take longer than average, the guidelines note. Women with recurrent yeast infections... 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 »
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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 »

Just plain Tired!!!

Posted by LadyK26, 1 Reply
...night and shortness of breath. I tested negative for STDs and HIV but I was still in my window period. I was also treated for a yeast infection but that didnt go away. I tried monistat 1 and it cleared but came right back. Ive notice my lymphs r... 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 »