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Diagnosed with non candida albican yeast infection, not sent out to determine exact yeast. Prescribed tercanazole for 7 days-how effective to cure?

Diagnosed with non candida albican yeast infection, not sent out to determine  exact yeast. Prescribed tercanazole  for 7 days-how effective to cure?

Appropriate: Terconazole cream is an appropriate first-line treatment for non C. albicans vaginitis, the cure rate is likely to be high but certain percentage may be resistant, if no clinical improvement by the end of the 7 days, needs to be reevaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I have yeast infection (candida albicans results). For more than a year. Also had hight pH (7)! nothing works! my dischage is green and chunky! trich?

I have yeast infection (candida albicans results). For more than a year. Also had hight pH (7)! nothing works! my dischage is green and chunky! trich?

Prolonged candidiasi: Recurrent or persistent yeast infection requires evaluation. Certian conditions may predispose to that. Green discharge may suggest a secondary infection and possible std. Get evaluated. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a candida albicans infection.?

Candidiasis: 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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Now, could a UTI be caused by the candida albicans infection?

Now, could a UTI be caused by the candida albicans infection?

Yes: A UTI is a urinary tract infection, usually an infection of the bladder. What infects the bladder can be pretty different. Usually it is bacteria like e. Coli. Sometimes it is yeast (candida albicans) or even the herpes virus. ...Read more

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I have a persistent, non-albicans vaginal yeast infection. I have been treated with itracanazole and boric acid. Are there any other treatments?

Candida: This depends entirely on the species of Candida and its potential sensitivity to antifungals. What is more, sometimes it may be difficult to eliminate Candida without co-treatment of your sexual partner. You must also be aware that difficulty in elimination of Candida may be a manifestation of immune deficiency. Have you been tested for HIV? See an infectious diseases expert. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would a positive igg for Candida Albicans mean systemic infection or that it is an infection somewhere in your body? I have +stool fungal culture.

Not necessarily: I find these studies to be of little value.They are often promoted by alternative health vendors as having value for dozens of chronic conditions. People usually have candida albicans to the point it makes up 5% of the dry weight of stool. Igg is often positive for hundreds of factors for which no problems are present, with the number increasing with age. This includes candida. ...Read more

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Had stool analysis done.showed 'many candida albicans'. Is this bad? Does it mean I have systemic yeast? I have no stomach problems or other symptoms

No worries!: "Systemic yeast" is an urban myth -- often used to explain any number of symptoms but not an accepted medical entity, at least not by the scientific medicine community. It is normal to have yeasts in the intestine anmd to be visible in feces. Also, "stool analysis" is pretty much a waste of time and money, except in very specific circumstances and if recommended by an appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Probably not: This yeast (candida) is part of our normal population of micro-organisms. It creates infection usually when there is some predisposing factors. If you are having repetitive episodes of vaginal infection you may want to treat your sexual partner's skin while you are treating your own infection. That, unfortunately will not guarantee that you will not become reinfected at some time in the future. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

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