Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS coinfections

 

Women with Bacterial Vaginosis More Likely to Get and Transmit HIV

Bacterial vaginosis(BV) is the medical term for when the bacteria in a woman’s vagina are out of balance. There are always some bacteria in the vagina, and many help a woman by preventing fungal infections, and providing other benefits. However, sometimes there aren’t enough helpful bacteria, and a large number...
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Alternative Treatments for Oral Thrush

Many people with HIV/AIDS eventually get oral thrush. Oral thrush is a fungal infection caused by a type of yeast called Candida. Candida lives in the mouth, and is present pretty much all the time, but helpful bacteria and the immune system keep the yeast from becoming a problem. If...
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