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Candida: Most everyone has candida in their body and when its growth is not controlled by normal bacterial flora, it can cause a problem. A good example is a vaginal yeast infection that follows oral antibiotic use. Step one for yeast control in the gut is to try probiotics. There are numerous types available otc. ...Read more
I did an hvs test and the result is epithelial cell : numerous, pus cell 3 -4hpf yeast + others nill.when cultured it yielded scanty growth of candida?
Yeast? Other? STD?: Your test results are mixed. Seeing any by microscopy, with pus cells, suggests overgrowth and active infection, but "scant growh" is slightly against it. If symptoms typical of a yeast infection (vaginal irritation and itching, usually little discharge), treatment for yeast probably will help. Pus cells can suggest other infections, e.g. STD. Discuss with your doctor or clinic. Good luck! ...Read more
I had high vaginal swab test result is minimal candida species. Do i need to take medicines? What does it mean? Thanks
I'm 37.3 weeks pregnant. Got HVS test done. Culture result shows high candida species (non albicans). What does that mean? Is it dangerous?
Candida species: Assuming that you had vaginal testing for the presence of Herpes virus to predict vertical transmission to your baby, this is only 50% sensitive altho highly specific. Why the specimen was cultured for yeast is unclear, but non-albicans species can also produce vulvovaginitis, altho not commonly. This should be easy to eliminate if your obstetrician feels it is relevant. It is not dangerous. ...Read more
Result showed candida parapsilosis in stool (part of normal human flora) my symptoms match that of candida infection what further tests are needed?
If pap smear result is neg for chlamydia, candida, herpes and infection, but "moderate inflammation" noted, what cud this be? Does it need treatment?
Here are some ...: Moderate inflammation suggests the presence of some white blood cells - also called pus cells, but at least, it's nice to learn all common bacteria offending the vagina are negative. So, as long as you have felt constantly comfortable, you may relax and leave the genital tract alone but maintaining normal vaginal acidity by keeping up normal vaginal flora by supplying more acidophilus probioticus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers