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What is a yeast infection caused from?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Doyle Sam Spence answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials.

Answered 6/5/2013


Dr. Ziad Akl answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vaginal infections but do cause infectons elsewhere such as the blood.

Answered 12/9/2013



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