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Doctor insights on: Is Potassium Permanganate Used In Treating Candidiasis

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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Is ?Potassium permanganate? Used for medical purposes?

Is ?Potassium permanganate? Used for medical purposes?

POTASS. PERMANGANATE: Many years ago, weak solutions of potassium permanganate have been used to treat various superficial fungal infections. Because it stains the skin and it's toxicity if taken internally, there are many more effective and safer options. I have not seen potassium permanganate used in quite some time. ...Read more

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Hi, I'd like to ask that what sorts of harm will happened if potassium permanganate in vegetable wash ?

Hi, I'd like to ask that what sorts of harm will happened if potassium  permanganate in vegetable wash ?

Depends: None if you wash out the chemical before use. Using potassium permanganate in the wash will not make it safer either. Just wash the vegetables with clean potable water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why we use potassium permanganate and tannic acid in gastric lavage?

Why we use potassium permanganate and tannic acid in gastric lavage?

Here are some...: This Q has been around without being answered. Here is my take based on what I have studied and retained about life & medicine. I'm sure that, through decades-long experience, the mentioned mixture has been proven to provide optimal ability not only to neutralize the unwanted mis-swallowed toxic materials but also protect more for stomach and intestinal mucosa as well as being more palatable. ...Read more

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I m 22 yr old virgin. Does soaking the vagina in Potassium permanganate for 15 minutes 5 times a week can darken the vulva or inner labia? Is it safe?

I m 22 yr old virgin.
Does soaking the vagina in Potassium permanganate for 15 minutes 5 times a week can darken the vulva or inner labia? Is it safe?

Soaking: This can be very caustic to the skin. You can burn the area if the solution is too concentrated. It will temporarily stain skin a brown color. If you are using this without medical direction please stop. Even dilute solution can irritate skin and repeated use can cause burns. ...Read more

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How do you define candidiasis?

How do you define candidiasis?

A fungal infection.: Candidiasis is an infection with one of the yeast-like fungi in the genus candida, usually candida albicans.Candida fungi are very common and are the most common cause of fungal infections in humans. ...Read more

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By which means is candidiasis transmitted?

By which means is candidiasis transmitted?

Present everywhere: Candida is present in the environment. It is not usually transmitted from one person to another. ...Read more

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I think I have an invasive candidiasis. What do I do?

I think I have an invasive candidiasis. What do I do?

See your doctor.: They can prescribe antifungals, if it is very serious you could even need IV antifungals, in any case, they can help you out. ...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. Suzanne Galli
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Klorvess (Definition)

Klorvess is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more