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Is candidiasis considered to be an sti?

Is candidiasis considered to be an sti?

No: No, candidiasis is a yeast infection. Yeast is almost always present on our bodies, just in balance. A yeast infection occurs when yeast overgrows and takes over. It especially likes to take over in warm, dark, wet places and thus vaginal infections, diaper rashes, etc... It is not an std. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Vaginal spotting (hardly visible) i have no sti, had candidiasis took pills but idk if its gone, what could be causing my spottings?? help!!

Vaginal spotting (hardly visible) i have no sti, had candidiasis took pills but idk if its gone, what could be causing my spottings?? help!!

Spotting: Irregular spotting is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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All ars smptms n drymouth, eyes nose , seborhea, candidias, prephral neuropathy, eczema post xposr, hiv1/2 n all STD tsts neg at 8 months , NT bechets, thn wht?

All ars smptms n drymouth, eyes nose , seborhea, candidias, prephral neuropathy, eczema post xposr, hiv1/2 n all STD tsts neg at 8 months , NT bechets, thn wht?

Rheumatological?: Not sure from your description but sure sounds like a rheumatological situation going on. You need to see a physician for possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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Is oral candidiasis (thrush) contagious?

Is oral candidiasis (thrush) contagious?

No: This is not contagious, everyone harbours this fungus, but it only manifests itself when your immune system is decreased or if you are on antibiotics that throws off your oral cavities bacteria equillibrium. ...Read more

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Need some help regarding candidiasis in my mouth?

Need some help regarding candidiasis in my mouth?

Help: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is oral candidiasis contageous?

Please help docs! is oral candidiasis contageous?

Yes it can be: Candida normally inhabits the whole intestinal system, including the oral cavity but your immune system keeps the levels low. When the immune system cannot suppress the growth of candida it overgrows. I think there must be strains of candida that are more aggressive and can lead to overgrowth more and yes you could get this from someone else. I have had cases where patients developed thrush. ...Read more

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Can candidiasis occur around the mouth, not in it?

Yes : A condition known as angular cheilitis or perleche is a condition where deep cracks or splits occur in the corners of the mouth. Perleche (or angular cheilitis) is caused by the infection of the mouth corners ( labial commissures) by the fungus Candida Albicans or by a bacteria. ...Read more

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Can men also suffer from candidiasis in their private parts?

Can men also suffer from candidiasis in their private parts?

Jock Itch: Tinea Cruris is medical term, it is common because of area being susceptible to retain moisture which is a good breeding ground for yeast infections. Antifungal creams, keeping area dry and probably antifungal pills would help greatly. You can see your doctor if you continue to have this problem. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more