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What are good ways to beat candidiasis (yeast)?

What are good ways to beat candidiasis (yeast)?

Yeast treatment: Yeast infections may be treated with OTC meds such as: Clotrimazole, Miconazole, Butoconazole & Tioconazole. Sometimes prescription of Diflucan (Fluconazole)may be indicated.

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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Can you please tell me about some great ways to beat candidiasis (yeast)?

Can you please tell me about some great ways to beat candidiasis (yeast)?

Stay healthy: The best way to prevent oral thrush is to: follow good oral hygiene avoid overuse of mouthwash or sprays see your dentist regularly especially if you have diabetes or wear dentures limit the amount of sugar and yeast containing foods you eat quit smoking limit the over use of antibiotics.

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I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

I think I have vaginal candidiasis aka yeast infection. What are the steps needed to get rid of this?

C Ur GYN 4 Rx: There r vaginal suppositories 4 this. Used 2 b by rx only but may b otc now. Check with ur gyn 1st, then pharmacist. In mouth it is thrush.

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Can vaginal candidiasis or yeast infections damage fallopian tubes?

No damage to tubes: The yeast that causes vaginal candidiasis will not spread up from your vagina through your cervix and upper genital organs. The infections that can cause damage to your fallopian tubes are sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia.

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What can be done about a skin rash caused by yeast (candidiasis)?

Clean, dry + Rx: Keep area clean & dry. Can apply otc products. Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex.

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Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?

Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?

Yes: You need anti candida diet: no sugar, no flour products. Until you get better, also no fruit and no carbohydrates. Eat 1 tbsp of coconut oil with each meal. Eat lots of non starchy vegetables and enough quality protein. Consider betaine hcl with each meal, take it in the middle of the meal. Also take saccharomyces boulardi, which is the yeast against yeast.

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For someone with candidiasis: why do they crave sugar and have other withdrawal symptoms when yeast is dying off after going off sugar for a few days?

For someone with candidiasis: why do they crave sugar and have other withdrawal symptoms when yeast is dying off after going off sugar for a few days?

Yeast & Blood Sugar: Sugar cravings and yeast infections are found in persons with diabetes. In diabetes the blood sugar is high because the body can not use the sugar that is in the blood. Despite not eating sugar, the body still must use up the blood sugar which requires a hormone called insulin. Even though yeast may be dying off, sugar cravings may be due to the inability of the body to use the sugar in the blood.

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Is it posiible to cure permanent solution for vaginal yeast infection?What is the solution for the candidiasis?

Probably not: This yeast (candida) is part of our normal population of micro-organisms. It creates infection usually when there is some predisposing factors. If you are having repetitive episodes of vaginal infection you may want to treat your sexual partner's skin while you are treating your own infection. That, unfortunately will not guarantee that you will not become reinfected at some time in the future.

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Can yeast infection cause swelling in hymen? Can vaginal candidiasis affect hymen? I am virgin.

Yeast infection: Yes and yes as an answer to both your question. Purchase antifungal cream available over the counter, twice daily

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Is any oral antifungal medication exist for yeast overgrowth on scalp seb der and for candidiasis which has no side effect ???

Oral agents: Yes but first of all you should exhaust the topical remedies. Have you tried t gel shampoo. This is usually very effective. There is diflucan (fluconazole) the oral agent. This should work well for you if all else fails. Good luck.

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I have been experiencing candiasis fungus. I believe to have it because i experience fogged memory, fatigue, yeast, chapped lips and wrinkled. Pleaseh?

It's not Candida: "Systemic candidiasis" causing such symptoms is an urban myth. There is no such thing. If "yeast" means you think you have a vaginal, skin, or oral yeast infection, get it checked out. But even though candida is the usual cause, it doesn't explain your other symptoms. See a doctor, such as your family physician or an internist, then take it from there. Good luck!

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What test will rule out candida esophagitis or laryngeal candidiasis in an otherwise health non HIV positive person? What specialists do these tests?

Inhaled steroids?: Healthy people don't get candidal esophagitis. They might if they use inhaled steroids, or have rare immune deficiencies. Oral antibiotics might increase risk for oral candidal infection (thrush); shouldn't affect larynx. Ent docs can evaluate larynx, throat: less invasive than endoscopy. Candidal esophagitis typically is painful, and may cause swallowing issues.

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What exactly is candida infection.?

Candida: This yeast which is present in the normal GI tract can produce a variety of infections when the predisposing factors are present. Among these are thrush (mouth overgrowth) in children, immune suppressed individuals, and diabetics and patients getting antibiotics. Can also cause vaginal infections and skin eruptions and rarely becomes systemic.

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How is a candida infection treated?

Depends on location: Invasive candida infections and candidemia are treated with antifungal medications such as fluconazole, micafungin and others. Candida esophagitis is usually treated with oral fluconazole. Thrush or oral candidiasis is usually treated with topical Mycostatin (nystatin) or clotrimazole. Candida rashes of the skin are usually treated with a variety of topical antifungal creams or powder.

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


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Candidiasis (Definition)

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