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How can I avoid itching the weeping wound:( im on clox for staph and candida, how do stop the weeping?

How can I avoid itching the weeping wound:( im on clox for staph and candida, how do stop the weeping?

Weeping wound: You need a proper bandage to adsorb the weeping from the wounds. While you find a wound center or a clinician familiar with wounds, put a simple bandage or dressing on the wound. There may be something else to help the weeping, like compression if the wound is on the leg, that could help but this needs to be determined in person. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...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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How to stop recurring candida goes away & keeps coming back!!! I heard to much sugar can cause but my sugar is gets to low how can I not have sugar?

How to stop recurring candida goes away & keeps coming back!!! I heard to much sugar can cause but my sugar is gets to low how can I not have sugar?

Yeast prevention: Vaginal yeast infections can be minimized by bathing with hypoallergenic soaps, avoiding perfumed feminine hygiene products, wearing cotton underwear and loose clothing, taking probiotics daily and increasing raw garlic in the diet. Avoid excess sugar and simple carbohydrates in the diet as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been on the pill for 2 months after a really bad experience with a IUD. Now I think I have candida...when can i stop taking the pill?

Anytime: You can certainly stop your pill at anytime, however, remember that you will be at risk for pregnancy. Use OTC Monistat (3 Day) and see your doctor about other contraceptive options. ...Read more

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Will eating garlic everyday & yogurt cure my candida nothing eles seems to work it keeps coming back n I'm craving sugar can't stop eating it?

Yeast infection: You sound as if you may be diabetic. Go and get checked. In addition, if you are diabetic that may be the reason your candidiasis continues to recur. Garlic and yogurt will not help. Go and see a doctor and I hope you solve this soon. ...Read more

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Treating vaginal Candida albicans. What type of soap should be used down there? Should I stop wearing underwear? Best safe practices?

Vaginal yeast: Vaginal yeast infection, usually caused by Candida albicans, is not sexually transmitted and there are no "safe practices" to worry about. And yeast because of tight clothing is an urban myth; underwear won't make a difference and neither will the soap you use. Make sure diagnosis is correct, get the right treatment (usually an "azole" medication), and otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more

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I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

See an ID doctor: If you are an adult, not diabetic or on antibiotics or steroids and have thrush you must be tested for HIV disease and have your immunity assessed. Thrush seldom occurs in normal adults, and particularly when it fails to respond to standard treatment it is an ominous sign. ...Read more

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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