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Can drugs for candidiasis abort a baby?

Can drugs for candidiasis abort a baby?

Try using...: You can safely treat a yeast infection during pregnancy with various over-the-counter anti fungal creams or suppositories, including: Miconazole (monistat), Clotrimazole (gyne-lotrimin). These products can be used at any point during pregnancy and don't pose a risk of birth defects or other pregnancy complications. For best results, choose a seven-day formula. ...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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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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Is candidiasis easily treated?

Depends on cause: Candidiasis usually does not occur in normal individuals and may be a signal of immune deficiency. It also depends on where the candida infection is in the body. There different implication for candida in the vagina vs. Esophagus. Treatment will depend on the underlying disorder and location. ...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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Describe the features of candidiasis.?

Yeast infection: Vaginal candidiasis usually presents with clumpy white vaginal discharge and extreme vaginal itching. It is also associated with painful intercourse. A vaginal yeast infection can occur with no particular reason, but does frequently show up after taking antibiotics for an unrelated infection. ...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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How to know if I have invasive candidiasis?

Candidiasis: Wide spread infection with Candida would only occur in someone who is otherwise weakened by something - such as having HIV/AIDs, cancer, diabetes that's out of control, autoimmune disease, or some other sort of immunosuppression. There is some amount of 'mis-information' on the internet, so it's important to speak to an ID doctor or someone who would know. Don't get conned! ...Read more

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Can you have candidiasis for a whole year???

Certainly: If you are chronically infected you certainly can have a significant candidiasis that persists. If this is the case, it might be time to see an infectious disease specialist to see why. ...Read more

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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

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What symptoms does someone with candidiasis always have?

What symptoms does someone with candidiasis always have?

Depends...: ...On where the candida is living. Diaper rash, thrush, and vaginal yeast infections are the most common infections in healthy individuals. People with suppressed immune systems and indwelling foreign bodies such as catheters can have more dangerous infections. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can recover from male candidiasis?

Can you tell me how I can recover from male candidiasis?

Antifungals: Depending on where it is, usually antifungals via cream and/or pills can help you resolve the fungal infection. If it is skin, keeping area dry is important to prevent future recurrences. Doctor can help with guiding what treatment you need. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be healthy and get recurrent candidiasis?

Yes: You can be healthy- still the gut can have an overgrowth of candida. There are ways to balance the colon to keep candida in check. I suggest seeing your doctor or a health care professional to assist you in this. ...Read more

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Can mild candidiasis stay on you for a year if not treated??

Yes: Yeast is a common skin organism and can live on your skin for long periods of time, (e.g. years). ...Read more

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I will like to know the symptoms of candidiasis in men's penises?

I will like to know the symptoms of candidiasis in men's penises?

Itching: The most common symptom is usually itching of the penis. There may also be redness to this area but no discharge. ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment?

Fungal infection: It is a fungal infection and it is treated with antifungal medication. But it is important to be sure it is truly candidiasis and not another vaginal infection. ...Read more

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What causes candidiasis.? What's the treatment?

Fungus: It is a fungal infection and is treated with antifungal agents such as Mycelex (clotrimazole) troches for oral thrush. ...Read more

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Can candidiasis be contagious?

Kind of...: ...Though it's pretty ubiquitous; most people carry a small amount of Candida Albicans on their skin and mucous surfaces without becoming sick; candida tends to flare up on injured surfaces, or after bacteria are suppressed with antibiotics, or in an immunosuppressed host, or in an embedded foreign body. ...Read more

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How do integrative doctors treat candidiasis?

How do integrative doctors treat candidiasis?

Fungus Infection: It depends on location again. For babies you give oral Nystatin solution. If located in the skin give Nystatin cream. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of candidiasis on the skin?

What are symptoms of candidiasis on the skin?

Several: Usually candidiasis of the skin has redness and can closely resemble pretty much any dermatitis. Sometimes there are little red bumps nearby (called satellite lesions). ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of candidiasis on skin?

What are some symptoms of candidiasis on skin?

Candidiasis: Mucocutaneous infection with this organism can be anything from red itchy, tender areas of skin with satellite lesions, to small white pustules, cream discharge, weeping. ...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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What should you take to cure cutaneous candidiasis?

What should you take to cure cutaneous candidiasis?

Topical and systemic: Some people are predisposed to parasites, including mycosis or candidiasis. I treat this patients with homeopathy to increase general body resistance to host yeast. This, and combination of good topical medicine can provide long lasting effect. ...Read more

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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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Can candidiasis make me bleed during intercouse and if so why?

Can candidiasis make me bleed during intercouse and if so why?

Yes, it can: Candida is a yeast infection that causes irritation to the vaginal tissue. The mechanical movement of intercourse can make the irritated tissue bleed. Best wishes! ...Read more