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I have yeast infection candida glabrata. Can i be cured with meds. ?

I have yeast infection candida glabrata.  Can i be cured with meds.
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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

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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 vaginal yeast infection candida glabrata. Will i be cured with meds. Will i give it to my husband. Thanks.?

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

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What is the treatment for candida glabrata?

See below: It depends where the infection is located. Many strains of c. Glabrada are resistant to fluconazole/diflucan but some strains are sensitive and can be treated with this drug. If resistant to Diflucan you can use oral voriconazole or intravenous micafungin or caspofungin. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Obtain: a moist swab/culture and ask you GYN isf you should complete another course....hold on pregnancy until you are ASYMPTOMATIC! \ Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the best diet and remedy for candida glabrata?

A diet rich in...: Probiotics and zinc. Probiotics includes yogurt, or probiotic supplements. I would take zinc gluconate as a supplement, rather than change my diet! 50mg of zinc gluconate! ...Read more

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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

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How to quire candida yeast infection for men ?

How to quire candida yeast infection for men ?

I : I would like to help you but i cannot understand your question.. Could you please restate it? ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for candida yeast infection?

Are there any home remedies for candida yeast infection?

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

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How accurate are water test resuls for detecting yeast or candida infections?

How accurate are water test resuls for detecting yeast or candida infections?

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

Yeast (Definition)

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