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Following partial removal of tvt sling, if patient develops invasive recurring candidiasis and bacterial infection around mesh and in bladder, what is the treatment? Must remaining mesh be removed?

Following partial removal of tvt sling, if patient develops invasive recurring candidiasis and bacterial infection around mesh and in bladder, what is the treatment?  Must remaining mesh be removed?

Mesh infection: It sounds like the mesh may be the problem, but before i say - to be removed or not, you will need to discuss it with the doc who did the surgery, since he may be aware of things that you and i aren't. ...Read more

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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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Is candidiasis easily treated?

Is candidiasis easily treated?

Depends on cause: Candidiasis usually does not occur in normal individuals and may be a signal of immune deficiency. It also depends on where the candida infection is in the body. There different implication for candida in the vagina vs. Esophagus. Treatment will depend on the underlying disorder and location. ...Read more

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Describe the features of candidiasis.?

Yeast infection: Vaginal candidiasis usually presents with clumpy white vaginal discharge and extreme vaginal itching. It is also associated with painful intercourse. A vaginal yeast infection can occur with no particular reason, but does frequently show up after taking antibiotics for an unrelated infection. ...Read more

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What is oral candidiasis?

What is oral candidiasis?

Fungus in the mouth: The layman term is yeast-infection or thrush. It is a fungal infection (candida albicans) which is quite common infants and can be easily treated by med such as nystatin. In adult, this can happen following antibiotic treatment, oral steroid use as in those for asthma/copd etc...But should be considering immunocompromised states such as hiv/cancer etc..As risk factors. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Medication for vaginal candidiasis?

Medication for vaginal candidiasis?

Antifungal: Some common vaginal antifungals are: miconazole, clotrimazoloe, butocanazole, terconazole, fluconazole. Strengths of these medications vary. I typically recommend a 5 or 7 day course of vaginal suppositories. Ask pharmacist in your community if they have that type of medication. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin cure candidiasis?

No: Ciprofloxacin is an antibacterial. Candidiasis is caused by a fungus and needs an antifungal such as Miconazol. For a vaginal infection, a vaginal preparation is needed, not one for Athlete's foot. There are several over the counter preparations for this ...Read more

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Treatment for candidiasis on the face?

Treatment for candidiasis on the face?

Topical anti fungal : A topical antifungal cream prescribed by a physician may be helpful. Try to avoid one of the combination products with steroids as this may mask the infection. ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment?

Fungal infection : It is a fungal infection and it is treated with antifungal medication. But it is important to be sure it is truly candidiasis and not another vaginal infection. ...Read more

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What should I eat with vaginal candidiasis?

What should I eat with vaginal candidiasis?

Low carb diet: Avoiding sugar and sticking to a low carb diet usually helps with vaginal candidiasis. Also inserting probiotics vaginally helps restablish healthy bacteria in the vagina that might have been killed off by antibiotics. I can discuss this with you in more detail in a consult. ...Read more

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Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more