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Causes Of 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can systemic candidiasis infection be considered if the person doesn't have diabetes cancer HIV etc? Person with high sugar diet, heavy antibiotic use
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does oral candidiasis patch grow back after brushing them off. Also what are the common causes of oral candidiasis. Thanks?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer