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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Reduce yeast: Yeast infections- reduce milk & milk products. Avoid sugars (refined sugar, commercial fruit juice, honey, maple syrup, sucrose & fructose). Elimin ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Low immunity.: Having a low immune system predisposes person for candida infection.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Candida albicans is a type of yeast. It is not the same as baker's or brewer's yeast, though.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. Candida is the name of the yeast. Cystitis is a bladder infection, which could be a viral infection, bacte ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience in Pathology
Likely yes.: If this is a result from a pap test, then fungus was identified in the slide made from the sample. In many instances, that may correlate to a clinica ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various Monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do reali ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Candida: Antifungal medicine such as miconazole.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Acidophilous: Yeast infections are an opportunistic infection cause by imbalance of normal flora. Acidophilus can help restore normal flora.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
It is a type of : fungus/yeast,that causes mostly skin and vaginal yeast infections in people.Under certain conditions ,it can become invasive .
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: The more likely reason for persistent thrush is an underlying medical condition or chronic medications. For example diabetic patients can have a his ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Ketoconazole: Ketoconazole can treat yeast infections..
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Both are ubiquitous in the environment and noramally live in our bodies.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: It would likely improve yeast infection.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probiotics: That's an interesting question. Generally, probiotics can help to replenish or maintain the normal flora, and keep things in balance. However, there ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: Just as there are many types of bacteria there are many types of yeast. Vaginal yeast infections are caused by candida (usually albicans but there are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast infections : Mycolog ii is an anti-fungal and is used for yeast infections. If your treatment fails to relieve your symptoms, you may have BV (bacterial vaginosis) ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yeast rx affect fert: Treatment with creams for yeast vaginitis are not known to affect fertility. But the best treatment is a saturated solution of boric acid or boric aci ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, Thrush is oral: A vaginal yeast infection and thrush are caused by the same same fungus, candida, but thrush is oral (only the mouth), and the former only affects the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience in Pathology
Clotrimazole: A good drug to try may be topical Clotrimazole (as long as you do not have a known allergy).
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Yeast Infections: Yeast infections are common and can happen in numerous scenarios. The most common one is when one is on antibiotics for a bacterial infection.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
41 years experience in Dentistry
No: Candida albicans is a fungal infection that occurs in the mouth or genital areas. It usually is associated with antibiotics that kill off bacteria all ... Read More
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