A 22-year-old member asked:
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is candidiasis a yeast infection?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Candida albicans is a type of yeast. It is not the same as baker's or brewer's yeast, though.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Two names for the same issue.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it is.
Answered on Apr 19, 2017

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