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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Prolonged candidiasi: Recurrent or persistent yeast infection requires evaluation. Certian conditions may predispose to that. Green discharge may suggest a secondary infect ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No worries!: "Systemic yeast" is an urban myth -- often used to explain any number of symptoms but not an accepted medical entity, at least not by the scientific m ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Fungal infection : You can try using Nizoral (ketoconazole) which is used for fungal infections of scalp but i doubt that it will work. I believe for best results you wi ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: It depends where the infection is. What concerns me is that candida parapsilosis is usually a blood-stream infection; we would need further informati ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Oral candida: May be treated with Nystatin but it does not work well when the yeast are in the esophagus and is not absorbed so doesn't work in other sites except t ... Read More
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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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Candida albicans: Some feel that high sugar meals promote Candida Albicans growth. This means sweets like cakes, cookies, candy, processed breads, etc. Using whole gr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Can be: Any food that restore natural bacteria can help. Plain vanilla yogurt has been used topically as well.
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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 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
When taken orally: It may be beneficial. Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
8 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: Tolnaftate is a topical antifungal medication.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not just any yogurt: The avearge yogurt is filled with dead cultures. So greek yogurt, yugoslavian yogurt, probiotic yogurts and kefir may be your best bet.
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 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Overgrowth of yeast is possible with this scenario.
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Over the Counter: Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (butoconazole) (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole).
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Yes, generally excellent.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is used mainly for strep or staph skin infections and not effective against the usual bacterial cause of bacterial vaginosis (gardnerella), it als ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You don't build up: Immunity- a yeast infection can recur.

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