Can You Get Candidiasis On Your Neck

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...yeast (fungal) infection. The fungus normally lives in the body. It cannot be eliminated. The best way to avoid an outbreak of candidiasis is to strengthen your immune system by taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). Most candida infections are easily treated with local therapies. In people with weakened immune systems, these infections become more persistent. Systemic anti-fungal drugs can be taken, but candida might become resistant to...
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Really Scared Doc! Please Help! Will donate

Dear Dr.Bob,Firstly, I would like to say May God shower his blessings upon you for all the great work you are doing. You are truly an inspiration. I know you do not require a donation to answer questions but I would like to donate anyway.For the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the unreliability of symptoms in predicting who is and is not HIV infected.)2. This is very variable from case to case. Oral candidiasis (thrush) is found in 12% of HIVers undergoing seroconversion (ARS). It is much more commonly seen in... Read more »

Swollen Neck Glands

I have been undetectable for ten years. CD4 around 500. Relatively healthy - no complaints. Until this year - my neck has been in a constant state of swollen glands. No sore throat, per se. Just two big golf balls on the sides of my neck. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A subset of HIV+ patients doing well on treatment seem to have persistent impressive localized lymphadenopathy. Most of those continue to do well overall but remain annoyed by local symptoms. If no other symptoms and not progressive a lymph biopsy... Read more »

tonsillitis and hiv

Hello doctor. Is tonsillitis and difficulty swallowing for 3 months a common condition shortly(2 months) after HIV infection? I was treated for tonsillitis and given a big injection of benicillin that did absolutely nothing for my difficulty...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...associated with HIV, but not everything that causes difficulty swallowing is tonsillitis. This may be due to oral or esophageal candidiasis (thrush), or to other diseases that affect the back of the throat and esophagus in HIV+s. It is possible... Read more »

i need help!!!

hi doctor reznik!happy new year!first of all excuse my english.three months before was my last sexual contact.two weeks after that i had a swollen lymph gland on my neck and the next two weeks i had swollen lymph glands all over my body /armpit...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...What you have described does not sound like candidiasis and as mentioned in other postings, candidiasis is not a sign of ARS. A white tongue does not indicate candidiasis, but more Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...expensive drug. Taking fluconazole for a long period of time can lead to yeast infections (such as thrush, vaginitis, or severe candida infection of the throat, see Fact Sheet 501 ) that are resistant to fluconazole. These resistant infections... Read more »
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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can... Read more »
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