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Candida Yeast Infection In The Esophagus
After antibiotics: Usually after taking a course of antibiotics. ...Read more
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
My sports med dr gave me prednisone 10mg for 9 days for my knee. i have yeast infection in esophagus. i haven't took it yet. can i take it or wait. ?
I don't have a vag yeast infection but I was given mycostatin (nystatin) for my oral thrush, will it clear up esophagus overgrowth at same time?
Yes: Where/what kind of infection? Skin infection can be treated with topical antifungals. Urinary tract infection can usually be cured with fluconazole. Although many strains are relatively resistant to fluconazole(diflucan) the high levels achieved in urine overcome this. An invasive infection that is Diflucan resistant may need voriconazole or an echinocandin(micafungin). ...Read more
What do you suggest if my periods are 8 days late and my dr says I have candida(yeast infection)!!!help me?
Yeast tx: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. days (7 to 14 days sometimes). OTC meds include monistat (miconzole), Vagistat-1 (tioconazole), Femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or Mycelex( clotrimazole). OTC meds don’t work ? See your Dr. S/he may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...Read more
My husband and I have candida/yeast infection what medications can we take to clear the infection?
I'm interested in the best home remedies for candida( yeast) infection. I was told plain yogourt, any others?
A few possibilities: There are several excellent over the counter and prescription medications, both oral and vaginal, which may be used for vaginal yeast infection. Ask your health care provider which one is best for you...Meanwhile, avoid a high yeast diet and eat a plain yogurt everyday., some women will apply yogurt directly to the outside of the vagina for external symptoms only. ...Read more
Likely yes.: If this is a result from a pap test, then fungus was identified in the slide made from the sample. In many instances, that may correlate to a clinical "yeast" infection. If you are asymptomatic, you should ask your health care provider as to whether or not antifungal therapy / ointment is necessary. ...Read more
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