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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I don't have diabetes why does candida get worse when have sugar ? I have low sugar now cause was trying to stop candida infection. What to do?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Can low potassium be the cause of my candida infection. Have non stop itchy feet & recurring thrush. ?
I have candida infection & now my sugar is too low after stopping sugar , what should I do? If I stop all sugar gonna be too low.
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers