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What are the tests to check for systemic candidiasis?

What are the tests to check for systemic candidiasis?

Blood culture: If you read the reports a few decades ago that multiple diseases could be caused by candidiasis , there is not such a test or such an entity. But if you have an impaired immune system . You may be susceptible to candida infection including a systemic one in which candida can be cultured from the blood. You will be likely very ill when and if this indeed happens. ...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


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I had illness recurrent I suspect systemic candidiasis my GI and feces was positive for Tropicalis and Krusei..how can I know if I have Sepsis?

I had illness recurrent I suspect systemic candidiasis my GI and feces was positive for Tropicalis and Krusei..how can I know if I have Sepsis?

Sepsis isn't subtle: You would be critically ill with fever, hypotension, and altered level of consciousness if you had yeast in your blood. This is a common misconception. Sepsis is by definition a state of shock caused by systemic infection, bacteremia or viremia. Systemic fungal infections are very uncommon and usually are seen in profoundly immunosuppressed patients, e.g transplant, chemotherapy, AIDS. ...Read more

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Treated for c diff @ 6 weeks ago; battling systemic candidiasis. What can be done? Using prescription shampoos, diflucan, (fluconazole) nystatin, & oravig.

Treated for c diff @ 6 weeks ago; battling systemic candidiasis.  What can be done?  Using prescription shampoos, diflucan, (fluconazole) nystatin, & oravig.

Detoxify you body: Systemic candida is usually associated with mercury and other heavy metal toxicity. Stop all sugar consumption and all carbohydrates as possible. See a doctor that can evaluate and treat the metal poisoning. If you have silver filling in you mouth , they will be contributory. Visit www.Acam.Org for a doctor in you area that specializes in this type of care. ...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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Could candidiasis cause cancer im worried?

Could candidiasis cause cancer im worried?

No: Caniddiasis does not cause cancer.
Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, and get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
Nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
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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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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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Is it possible for vulvovaginal candidiasis to cause infertility?

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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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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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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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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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Systemic (Definition)

A condition that involves the whole body as compared to a part of the body. For example diabetes ...Read more