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Candida Infection Vagina
I have candida (yeast) infection.
I put one CLOTRIMAZOLE tablet in my vagina.
What can I do more?
The symptoms are juste white skin and "creamy"...
Clotrimazole: Clotrimazole is one of the effective medications. There are several others available over the counter but this is going to vary from country to country. You can check wth the pharmacist where you live and ask what options are available. If you are not certain if the infection is yeast or not it is best to have your doctor check and confirm the diagnosis ...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
Can candida infection cause fast heartbeat! Which Dr can tell if have infection or not , my Reg doc doesn't believe in it ?
Gyn can dx yeast: Hi Stephanie, A candida infection, fortunately takes place in and around the vagina. Thankfully this is where all the symptoms occur. I do not believe that a rapid heart rate is related. Yeast normally live in the vagina but when they increase in number we call this an infection. It is really an overgrowth of something that is normally there. A Gyn would be a great choice to treat your infe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Candida: This yeast which is present in the normal GI tract can produce a variety of infections when the predisposing factors are present. Among these are thrush (mouth overgrowth) in children, immune suppressed individuals, and diabetics and patients getting antibiotics. Can also cause vaginal infections and skin eruptions and rarely becomes systemic. ...Read more
Depends on location: Invasive candida infections and candidemia are treated with antifungal medications such as fluconazole, micafungin and others. Candida esophagitis is usually treated with oral fluconazole. Thrush or oral candidiasis is usually treated with topical Mycostatin or clotrimazole. Candida rashes of the skin are usually treated with a variety of topical antifungal creams or powder. ...Read more
There are multiple: The best way to get rid of a candidal infection depends upon the age of the person who has it, what caused them to get the infection, and where the infection is. You will not treat candida in a 40 year old chemotherapy patient the same way as you will treat a fungal diaper rash. ...Read more
Any drug store: Any of the OTC meds available at most drug stores like Monistat. ...Read more
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