A 28-year-old male asked:
Is candida real? i had been on 3 different courses of antibiotic in a short period of 1 month, 3 months later still feel very fatigued and lost weight
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Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Fungal infection: yes candida is a real infection. candida is fungal infection. the treatment is anti-fungal therapy - not an antibiotic. taking antibiotic will not do anything to candida infection. I do not know why you are fatigue and have weight loss- obviously it is something you should discuss with your doctor.
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Last updated Jul 16, 2014
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