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Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Candida: Is a genus of yeasts. Many species are harmless but other species can cause disease.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Candida occurs when the normal bacteria are absent and these " opportunistic" infections occur. You would need to take an antifungal medication I wou ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Be discerning: Skin and mucosal candida is easily managed with topical agents. Deep candida infections are seen in very sick people. If you've self-diagnosed "system ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience 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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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Candida, : Most commonly candida albicans, is a yeast found in the oral, gi, and vaginal tract.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The first line: Is topical or systemic azole medication.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Candida …: Or "yeast" is a fungus that is present in our surroundings & on our bodies. In women, it is found in the vagina & normally controlled by bacteria (lac ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal?: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can c ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Swaying?: Do not believe so.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
16 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Can be treated: Candida infections can be readily treated - if a person has a candida infection they should see a doctor for care.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
18 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Please realize that candida is a normal part of every person's intestinal microbe community. Only when it gets out of control does it become a proble ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Nothing is always: Yeast infections are commonly diagnosed clinically without the need for swabs, the effectiveness of which are influenced by the type of material in th ... Read More

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