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Candida Glabrata Infection
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
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
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
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?
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
Yeast infection...: ....Of what? There is some mixed (for and against) evidence that tea tree oil can help on the skin. Other substances, like oil of oregano, have been taken internally. Some people swear by diets, mostly the type that remove sugar and other carbohydrates, but the evidence this actually works isn't great. The first thing i recommend is conferring with your doctor to make sure it's actually yeast. ...Read more
Total scam: I'm assuming you're referring to the "test" where you spit in the glass first thing in the morning and judge by the stuff that ends up floating in the water whether your "systemic candida" is under control. This is total baloney, as I suspect you realize. Get with an evidence-based holistic physician in your community -- it's a fascinating area and you deserve accurate information. ...Read more
My husband and I have candida/yeast infection what medications can we take to clear the infection?
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