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A 27-year-old female asked:

Why does vaginal candida itch more after eating too much sugar? i thought "yeast loving sugar" was a myth made up by alternative medicine

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, not a myth: Candida likes warm, moist, highly glycogenated tissues which is why Diabetic patients are more severely affected.
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