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What causes a secondary infection of candidiasis to the lung?

What causes a secondary infection of candidiasis to the lung?

It depends...: First, it must be said that just because candida is found in a sputum culture, it does not mean that a person has a candidal infection- this yeast is typically a colonizer and can be mistaken as a culprit. However, in the approrpiate context, profound immuno-suppression (organ transplant or else, bone marrow transplant patient) creates a situation where candida can be an opportunistic infection. Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Are there herbal supplements that can treat a candidiasis lung infection?

Are there herbal supplements that can treat a candidiasis lung infection?

Licorice Root: Licorice root (glycyrrhiza glabra) helps with fungal and yeast infections. Also try any herb or vitamin that boost immunity like vit d. Read more

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My baby is 7 months. She has a white spot below her chest since she was 4 months I think she also has oral candidiasis. Plz advise?

My baby is 7 months. She has a white spot below her chest since she was 4 months I think she also has oral candidiasis. Plz advise?

Thrush and spot?: Ask her pediatrician to get a look at the white spot at her next visit. Do any family members have such a "spot" does she have any other areas like this? How large is it? What shape is it? How is the baby's growth? This may or may not be related to the thrush. Thrush is a thick white coating on her tongue which you cannot scrape off. This will require a prescription anti fungal treatment. Read more

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Is it possible for vulvovaginal candidiasis to cause infertility?

Is it possible for vulvovaginal candidiasis to cause infertility?

No: Factors that cause infertility affect ovulation, sperm parameters or tubal patency. Vulvovaginal candidiasis is not a cause for infertility. Read more

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I M 22 VIRGIN. Does getting vaginal candidiasis frequently cause infertility? Is it due to exercising alot in gym?

I M 22 VIRGIN. Does getting vaginal candidiasis frequently cause infertility? Is it due to exercising alot in gym?

No: Candidiasis is not something you catch. It is commonly related to antibiotic exposure or diabetes as an overgrowth of normal yeast already present. Most of the time the diagnosis is made by DR lacking in nuanced knowledge of intertrigo and other genital events related to exercise and sexual activity. Answer to your question requires much more detail about it. How have you been treated? Read more

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What is the ccause of candidiasis?

What is the ccause of candidiasis?

Candidosis: Candidosis is the name of fungal infections caused by any yeast in the Candidia genus. Example: Candida albicans Read more

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Do candidiasis also cause severe back pain?

Do candidiasis also cause severe back pain?

Not usually: Yeast infections usually do not cause back pain - except in the case of people who get a fungal infection from a contaminated back injection. Look up in the recent news about steroid injections contaminated with mold. Read more

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Can having sex with someone cause candidiasis?

Can having sex with someone cause candidiasis?

Potentially: It can cause a change in your ph balance which can lead to a vaginal infection. Read more

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Can candidiasis be the cause of my neck, back and shoulder pain?

Can candidiasis be the cause of my neck, back and shoulder pain?

Probably not: Superficial infections of skin and mucosal membranes by Candida causing local inflammation and discomfort are common. The pain and discomfort would be more related to the skin area, and would be distinguishable from true muscle and joint pain of the "neck, back and shoulder" I assume that you are referring to. If you ant to know the true cause of your issues, see the Dr for an evaluation. Read more

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Can candidiasis be caused by sharing clothes or sharing toys?

Can candidiasis be caused by sharing clothes or sharing toys?

Candida: Candida albicans is an organism that normally makes a quiet home for itself on your skin and doesn't bother anyone. We all carry this organism on our skin, in our mouth, in our gastrointestinal tract (gut), and, in the case of women, they can carry this organism in their vagina. Read more

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Help please! Could cipro (ciprofloxacin) antibiotic cause candidiasis?

Help please! Could cipro (ciprofloxacin) antibiotic cause candidiasis?

Antibiotics can: Antibiotics kill bacterial infections but can also kill good bacteria leading to overgrowth of other organisms like candida. See your dentist or doctor for a proper diagnosis so you can get the right treatment. Read more

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Can candidiasis in the mouth cause harm to the fetus?

Can candidiasis in the mouth cause harm to the fetus?

Not by itself: Candidiasis in the mouth usually results from an underlying immune deficiency like hiv, or other chronic illnesses like diabetes. Those if not adequately controlled can cause harm and should be treated. Once the underlying condition is treated, the oral candidiasis will resolve easily with treatment. Read more

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

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. Read more

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Does candidiasis cause the vaginal walls to swell?

Does candidiasis cause the vaginal walls to swell?

That is possible.: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. Read more

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Untreated vaginal candidiasis for 6 months. Can it cause infertility? Am not sexually active.

Not impossible,: But extremely unlikely if it is just vaginal and routine in it's presentation. Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more