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Chocolate: It's used in the manufacture of chocolate. When it ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time, it can cause infections in people. ...Read more
Vaginal swab- heavy growth of Candida krusei. Second candida infection since 2015. Been on oral fluconazole for 4 days. What other tests should I do?
Fluconazole no good: Candida krusei usually is resistant to fluconazole. It's just bad luck, probably with no implications for your general health. You just need a different drug, and also should avoid other "azole" drugs. Unfortunately, C. krusei also can be resistant to some of the common alternate drugs. Ask your doctor about trying nystatin or caspofungin. Your strain can be tested to know which drugs are active. ...Read more
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
It's a scam: Please forgive my frankness. After forty years of talk, the vast majority of people in the scientific community -- the most cutthroat of all truth-seekers -- believe that "systemic candida" is a cruel myth. Once a person thinks they have this, they NEVER feel well again, since no one is ever cured. Please get with a sensible practitioner -- perhaps an evidence-based holist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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