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Doctor insights on: Candida Albians

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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After culturing discharge from my girl she has candida albians does it mean I have it.Because I have always treat myself for gonorrhea but no changes?

Candida is common: Candida is very common. You should not be treating yourself with antibiotics without proper testing, you might end up with a fungal infection such as candida. ...Read more

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What is candida?

What is candida?

Candida: Is a genus of yeasts. Many species are harmless but other species can cause disease. ...Read more

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Can i cure candida?

Be discerning: Skin and mucosal candida is easily managed with topical agents. Deep candida infections are seen in very sick people. If you've self-diagnosed "systemic candida", please be careful -- this is a "cult" diagnosis and believers never seem to get cured or feel well again. Talk with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community about how to manage this, and what might be going on. ...Read more

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What is candida yeast?

What is candida yeast?

Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses.Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is the cause of candida?

Nature: Candida is a natural organism, a type of fungus or yeast, that is a normal inhabitant of the G.I. Tract. Occasionally canada can get in areas where it over grows and can cause symptomatic infections, like a female yeast infection, or certain kinds of jock itch and similar. ...Read more

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What are the signs of candida?

Vaginal?: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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Does candida always show on swab?

Nothing is always: Yeast infections are commonly diagnosed clinically without the need for swabs, the effectiveness of which are influenced by the type of material in the swab, the specimen swabbed, the experience of the examiner, and so on and so on. But they are usually quite accurate. ...Read more

Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more