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Candida Glabrata Causes
Candida (overgrowth): Candida is the usual cause of yeast infections in a person. Candida is always in or on our bodies, in small amounts that are invisible. Candida lives with us, normally. It causes symptoms if it invades into parts of our bodies where candida is not supposed to go, or it causes symptoms if it is indeed staying where it should but is overgrowing in large amounts (such as with oral or vaginal thrush). ...Read more
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Fungus: Yeasts are microscopic organisms that are a type of fungus. Abnormal overgrowth of these fungi happen in a "yeast infection". This can be triggered by changes in ph (acidity) of the environment / anatomic location or by other factors such as taking antibiotics (which cause altered flora). Decreased immune system function may also be related to yeast infections. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
More than natural: Having more yeast than there naturally should be in a particular part of the body... is what causes a yeast infection. Yeast and fungi are part of our lives on Earth. They are always with us, but when they end up in places or in numbers that are not natural, we call it an infection. Sometimes we call it an overgrowth, if the location is normal but the yeast numbers are too high. ...Read more
Nope: We all have candida in our bodies, kept in check by the immune system. Different forms of candida infection can be seen in immunosuppressed states (like aids) which carry a higher risk of certain cancers, but the candida itself does not cause cancer. We also see it in patients on treatment for cancer but again, it's only acting up because the immune system is down. ...Read more
Thrush: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth. Candida is the name of the yeast. Cystitis is a bladder infection, which could be a viral infection, bacterial infection or a yeast infection. Yeast infection just means that you have an infection from yeast and it could be just about anywhere. Vaginal yeast infections and oral (mouth) yeast infections do tend to be the most common, but skin occurs too. ...Read more
They all do: Check out http://www.Monistat.Com/monistat-products for various monistat options. However, since you're posting your question as a 35yo male, do realize that monistat is intended for vaginal yeast infection, not other types of yeast infection that might occur elsewhere (in men). ...Read more
Yeast infection: A yeast infection results from an overgrowth of yeast anywhere in the body. The growth of yeast is normally limited by our immune system and normal body bacteria. If there is a compromise in our immune system or when taking medications such as antibiotics or steroids, yeast can become so numerous that they cause infections, particularly in warm and moist areas of our body. ...Read more
Many factors:: Warmth and moisture content of the skin surface. Remember, we all have "yeast" on our skin. A yeast infection represents an overgrowth of certain yeast species because of the above factors. But others include anti-microbial drugs, diabetes, weakened immune system. If prone to yeast infections, wear undergarments made of cotton, rather than artificial fibers, since cotton can be bleached! ...Read more
Multiple: Chronic, recurrent vaginal yeast infections may indicate overuse of antibiotics, perhaps an immune deficiency or can be seen in persons with an HIV infection; may indicate a pre-diabetic or presence of active diabetes, can occur in dark, moist areas or can indicate inadequate treatment of a previous/current infection. ...Read more
I had candida glabrata and finished fluctyosine 2 weeks ago. I am still symptomatic and would like to try to get pregnant. do I still have it?
Yes: Where/what kind of infection? Skin infection can be treated with topical antifungals. Urinary tract infection can usually be cured with fluconazole. Although many strains are relatively resistant to fluconazole(diflucan) the high levels achieved in urine overcome this. An invasive infection that is Diflucan resistant may need voriconazole or an echinocandin(micafungin). ...Read more
I have vaginal yeast infection candida glabrata. Will i be cured with meds. Will i give it to my husband. Thanks.?
Treatable: While other types of candida are more common causes of vaginal candidiasis candida glabrata is not rare. There are several antifungal treatments that can be used and your physicians lab can choose a drug to which this fungus is sensitive. It is not passed sexually from one person to the other. ...Read more
How is candida glabrata diff then routine candida? Is it connected to UCTD, lichen sclerosis? I am using Compounded boric acid suppositories
Complicated: Usually not a pathogen, it may become a pest when on a person with weak immunity such as hiv, elderly, immune suppressing drugs, even connective tissue diseases. It is somewhat resistant to fluconazole but usually responds to nystatin. Boric acid appears to be an excellent remedy. It is much less common than C. Albicans which is usually seen associated with diabetes, antibiotics, cortisones. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid carbs,replace : Candida overgrows after antibiotic treatment or any other immune lowering causes like taking steroids, on immuno suppressants etc.Treatment needs dietary restriction of carbohydrates-no fruits, pasta, rice, bread.You can eat proteins, nuts ; veg. Probiotics have tobe added- kefir is a yogurt drink full of > 2000 lacobacilli ; other good bacteriae.You can buy on line dr.Ohira's probiotic in the form of. ...Read more
Hundreds of problems: Candida overgrowth leads to increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut syndrome) which can cause food allergies ; autoimmune problems ; result in fatigue, "brain fog, "muscle ; joint pains, hormonal imbalances, frequent infections (sinus, lungs etc), abd. Pain, gas, constipation, skin rashes etc. See http://www.Yeastconnection.Com/pdf/yeastfullsurv.Pdf ; http://huff.To/15mbzao consult a holistic doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have candida but I also have low sugar how can cure candida if can't eat sugar & sugar levels are low cause of it ?
Change diet: Non-diabetic people with true low blood sugar find that this happens several hours after eating a high carbohydrate meal. For some reason the body releases too much insulin causing the sugar to go too low . Treatment: Small but frequent meals.Avoid sugar and sweets.LESS bread and starchy foods. Eat MORE protein(meat, fish,poultry)and more vegetables and some fruit. ...Read more
Can candida overgrowth be the cause of my weird BMs? Mornings after I wake BMs are soft loose or loose mushy. Now & then hard formed.
Possible-rare: Not unless you have a sever intestinal infection. ...Read more
I have had a balanitis caused by candida this summer, and it seems it comes back all the time, i have had all test done, my only problem was a candida?
Could be not fungal: balanitis could be caused by skin irritation like eczema and best treated by steroid cream or it could be bacterial and best treated with antibiotic or it could be fungal best treated with anti fungal medication oral or topical or both if resistant either they treated the problem with the wrong medicine or you might keep getting back from your partner women could have it without symptom treat both ...Read more
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