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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"...

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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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What can I take to treat a severe Candida infection that will not affect my hypokalemia?

Alternatively...: Why not ask your doctor to prescribe you potassium supplementation if you have to take a certain medication you are concerned about? ...Read more

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I don't have diabetes(been checked) but everytime time I eat sugar I get back candida infection? Should stop eating all sugar even if I don't have it

If you mean a: vaginal candida, it's not eating sugar, you can't totally avoid sugar and your body makes it in your liver. You probably need instruction in proper feminine hygiene and your sexual partners need to be evaluated and probably treated for candida at the same time you are. ...Read more

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I'm not allowed to have sugar cause of recurring candida infection but my is sugar to low . So how can I not have sugar?? What's the best advice

I'm not allowed to have sugar cause of recurring candida infection but my is sugar to low . So how can I not have sugar?? What's the best advice

Diabetes: Do you have a diagnosis of diabetes? Patient with diabetes and high sugar levels in the blood are at an increased risk for recurrent yeast infections. If you are a diabetic try to stay away from high carbohydrate/sugar containing foods. If your sugars are well controlled then don`t worry! ...Read more

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How is a candida infection treated?

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 (nystatin) or clotrimazole. Candida rashes of the skin are usually treated with a variety of topical antifungal creams or powder. ...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