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Frequent yeast infections does it mean HIV or other immune disorder

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Conceivable: But you do not say if you are a man or woman, where the yeast infections are occurring. If this is vaginal, not necessarily due to immune disorder. ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Possibly, but this would also mean that you were either having symptomatic acute HIV syndrome or that you got HIV infection years ago and are now show ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Rank
Specializes in Pathology
No: Males can have fungal / yeast infections without being severely immunocompromised. However, if you have risk factors or are concerned, an HIV test sho ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: No, just because you have a vaginal yeast infection it by no means indicates HIV disease. On the other hand, if you think that you may have been expos ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: The answer is no and the possibility you have HIV is also no way you have one exposure and at 6 months are negative then you do not have hiv.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not all the time: Antibiotics can cause vaginal yeast infections. But if you are having oral or skin infection that usually does mean an impaired immune system. You s ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not necessarily: You don't say what your symptoms are, but it is entirely possible for your sexual partner to transmit fungal colonization to your penis and if you hav ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Educate yourself: Any guy can catch a yeast infection down there from a girl or just being himself. It's got nothing to do with your immune system. It's common. You're ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not related: Yeast infection does not usually lead to sepsis until you are severely immune-compromised. Whether you have lyme disease or not has no bearing on thi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Yeast infection is not a risk for HIV. Any genital inflammation increases the risk of HIV if one is exposed to HIV. However, yeast infection per se i ... Read More

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