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Doctor insights on: Candida Glabrata Symptoms

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


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What is the best diet and remedy for candida glabrata?

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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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!
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Dr Z ...Read more

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Not immunocompromised, how did I get vaginal Candida Glabrata?

Not immunocompromised, how did I get vaginal Candida Glabrata?

Candida: Most likely from taking antibiotics for other problem. Which suppress good bugs and Candida takes over. But you did not give enough history to help. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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.?

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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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 do I get tested for candida overgrowth? I have symptoms, but it is not visible.

Why ever?: The idea of candida overgrowth is a myth. The yeast is a common occupant of the intestines and is as much as 5% of the dry weight of your poo. I have seen some mega labs, one specifically, that advertises their test of submitted stools samples for their "normals" and advises folks to seek treatment. They always suggest you repeat the test $$$ to be sure you are better. ...Read more

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I am on aip, and I think I'm experiencing candida die-off. What are the symptoms of candida die-off?

Uh, okay...: I'm skeptical, but for balance have enclosed an internet reference regarding this supposed phenomenon: http://www. Thecandidadiet. Com/candida-die-off. Htm. ...Read more

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How can I mensure if I have candida in my bloostream? I have all symptoms. I am infected with Krusei and Tropicalis

NO such disease: Every single living human has candida inside of them. All humans' blood would test positive for candida. All of us. There is no disease state. The internet is full of fake, false, dangerous and inaccurate stuff. Since you 'have all the symptoms' but did not describe what those symptoms would be we cannot comment further. ...Read more

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What is candida ab IgG and how is it contracted? What are the symptoms of candida ab igg? And how do you treat it? What is the prognosis?

Candida spp.: Candida is a yeast-like fungus. The antibody (Ab) to this is formed by elements of your immune system and the particular antibody to which you are referring is an immunoglobulin G (IgG). This is not a disease and these results alone don't need treatment. Discuss this with the doctor who ordered the test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vaginal candida?

What are the symptoms of vaginal candida?

Itchy discharge: Itchiness. Thick white discharge that looks like cottage cheese curds. ...Read more

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Can candida be a symptom of hiv?

Can candida be a symptom of hiv?

Candidiasis: Yes, this can be a manifestation of immune deficiency and if difficult to treat and eradicate even more so. If you think you may have been infected with HIV go and get tested ASAP for that and other STDs. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of UTI which caused by candida?

What are the symptoms of UTI which caused by candida?

Systemic Candida: Symptoms of candida pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, or epididymo-orchitis are little different from those of the same infections produced by other pathogens. Candiduria occurring in critically ill patients should initially be regarded as a marker for the possibility of invasive candidiasis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of candida in men? Can it be sexually transmitted?

What are the symptoms of candida in men? Can it be sexually transmitted?

Superficial: Men may, but seldom do, develop mucocutaneous candidiasis, with red, itchy, painful rash with satellite lesions outside the irregularly shaped red areas. Sexual transmission is unusual, but can occur. ...Read more

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Is hormone imbalance a typical symptoms of candida?

Is hormone imbalance a typical symptoms of candida?

No: However, hormone imbalance, which can cause one to be stressed, or be caused by stress will lead us to eat 'comfort' foods which may promote candida. If the candida is causing more stress, that could aggravate the hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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What symptoms does someone with candida albicans have?

What symptoms does someone with candida albicans have?

Maybe none: This yeast is estimated to account for 5% of the dry weight of your poop. While there it usually has no symptoms. There are other sites on the skin, mouth or genitals where it can cause symptoms, but you should really specify location when you ask to get more specific answers. ...Read more

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Will diflucan help treat candida yeast overgrowth in a male with symptoms?

Will diflucan help treat candida yeast overgrowth in a male with symptoms?

Fluconazole: Yes, fluconazole is an anti-fungal proven effective against candidal infections of various sites and is NOT dependent on gender. Persons who are immunocompromised (due to diabetes, chemo/radiation therapy, chronic steroid use, HIV, or extremes of age, etc.) are more susceptible to developing candidiasis. Common sites of infection include the mouth, genitalia, urinary tract, and esophagus. ...Read more

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Do you believe in candida syndrome? If so, what symptoms would make it conclusive to you? My doctor does believe in it.

This: Is a tough diagnosis. Not knowing your history I can't make a true determination. But antibiotic use contributes to the cause. If you and your doctor believe it's the diagnosis. Try the supplements (echinacea, garlic lactobacillus to name a few.). May need oral antifungals as well. But if your symptoms point to it. And your history adds to this diagnosis. Treat accordingly. ...Read more

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Have severe urgency & naturopath said I might have candida & should cut out sugar & dairy. How long would it take for this diet to reduce my symptoms?

Urinary tract: You have a urinary tract infection separate from any candida issues. You need antibiotics. A good naturopath would have started there. I think a second opinion is mandatory in your situation! ...Read more

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Can a candida die off symptom be white vaginal discharge? I've been taking anti fungal for candida and ever since I got this discharge

Yeast: Sounds like you have a yeast infection which should respond to anti fungal medicines. If you have not been seen already consider seeing your doctor for full check up and treatment. If you think its just Candida or a yeast over the counter Monistat can help ...Read more

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I am an 18 year old girl who's dreading having to go on the Candida diet to cure my overgrowth symptoms? Is there any way to cure it without diet?

I am an 18 year old girl who's dreading having to go on the Candida diet to cure my overgrowth symptoms? Is there any way to cure it without diet?

Sorry but not really: Few people enjoy going on a candida diet but it's impossible to treat well without a proper diet. Think of candida as a fire simmering in your intestines. Taking antifungals is like pouring water on the fire, but continuing to eat sweets is like pouring gas on the fire- you can't put it out if you keep fueling it. But you can use sweeteners like xylitol & stevia, and it's temporary- see comment: ...Read more

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What is the symptomps : candida in penis? My meatus tip is swollen. No pain, not itchy. Is that it?

Balanitis: Uncircumcised men are more prone to infection or inflammation of the head of the penis and candida is a frequent cause. Candida can be transmitted from a woman who has a yeast vaginitis. Since bacterial infections of the head of the penis are less common, I recommend applying an anti yeast cream to see if your inflammation clears up. Anti bacterial cream and topical steroid creams could be tried. ...Read more

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I recently asked a doctor to test me for candida albicans because I had all of the symptoms except one or two. He said I'm crazy...Help?

Lab test: There is a laboratory called the great plains that tests urine for yeast infection. Yeast infections are common and the hq of the infection is in the bowel. The yeast ferments sugar and produces arabinose and/or tartaric acid. These are absorbed into the blood and excreted in urine. Your dr. Has to order it so find one that knows about this. ...Read more

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I believe I have candida overgrowth do to the spit test and symptoms. Would you recommend grapefruit seed extract? What are the positives and cons?

No such thing: Systemic candidiasis ("candida overgrowth") is an urban myth. The "spit test" is meaningless. Grapefruit seed extract will make no difference in whatever symptoms you have. See a doctor to learn the real cause of your problems. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is candida overgrowth common? And is it common in males? Will it cause yellow tongue? Are there blood tests to detect? What are other symptoms?

Mostly a myth: If you believe the phony internet claims, almost everybody has 'candida overgrowth'. It's not going to make your tongue yellow. Although the 'pop' claim has been around since the 1970's, its proponents have no easy test to diagnose it, which itself tells me it's fake. If you have a groin rash from candida (satellite lesions) or oral lesions (white stuff that scrapes off), it's real. ...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