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Yeast Infections And Shingles

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus). Like other herpes viruses, the varicella-zoster virus has an initial infectious stage, (chicken pox) followed by a dormant stage. Then, with no warning, the virus becomes active again. About 20% of people who have had chicken pox will eventually develop shingles. This reactivation of the virus is most likely to...
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stress? yeast infection? mono? bacterial infection?

I am 21year old male healthy!!so heres my story on december 2 2011 i had only oral sex she went down on me unprotected with a stripper worker i was too stupid to do that alcohol made me not think and it was only like 5minutes on and off . I had no...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom what you have described you have been tested for HIV and it came back negative. I would continue follow up with your health care provider, the symptoms you describe could be from high blood pressure or the other items you mentioned. Stress... Read more »

yeast infection and HIV

i've had this yeast infection since February 14 and it still not cured with the proper treatment. i went to see a gynocologist and she told me that there is nothing else, but the yeast infection. she told me to use monistat and i did but that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum if for persons who have symptoms related to the treatment of known HIV infection. Questions regarding HIV testing will no longer be answer in this forum.... Read more »

Yeast Infection in women.

hello, i have a strange problem. i get yeast infection very often (atleast once a month). i have been tested for HIV a couple of times and was negative. i also had a complete blood count with diff and it was in normal range. i have been getting...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
With negative HIV tests, HIV infection is not the cause of your frequent yeast infections. I would urge you to see your care provider for a complete evaluation and advice on how to minimize your risk of recurrent infections.... Read more »

persistant yeast infection

I've been dealing with what seems to be a persistant vaginal yeast infection for about a month and two weeks now. I have no other health problems exept for cyclic vomiting syndrome and I'm on Elavil daily for that. Otherwise I'm...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Vaginal yeast infections can be very uncomfortable but usually respond to conventional therapies. If your vaginal infection does not respond to medication it may be a sign of other problems. The most common cause of recurrent or persistent vaginal... Read more »
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chronic yeast infection!

Posted by dina90, 2 Replies
Hello there

I would like you to help me in this confusion i am in....
first of all this is defiantly not my first yeast infection, i am having yeast infection since i was 14.
but this time i've got 2 vaginal yeast infections one before my last month... Read more »

yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
how soon will women start to get yeast infections after hiv infection

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yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is a vaginal yeast infection that was detected after testing negative for HIV (90 days after last risk) a sign of HIV? Read more »

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. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »