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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Candida Tropicalis

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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


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Is the candida retested after treatment?

Is the candida retested after treatment?

No: Testing is of no value. If it is going to recur you will have a return of symptoms and know it very quickly. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for candida glabrata?

See below: It depends where the infection is located. Many strains of c. Glabrada are resistant to fluconazole/diflucan but some strains are sensitive and can be treated with this drug. If resistant to Diflucan you can use oral voriconazole or intravenous micafungin or caspofungin. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to ensure complete entire eradication of candida balanitis? Candida confirmed, type unconfirmed.

What is the best treatment to ensure complete entire eradication of candida balanitis? Candida confirmed, type unconfirmed.

Balanitis: Topical Nystatin cream with or without corticosteroid component is generally effective. If candida species of fungus has been confirmed than oral Diflucan (fluconazole) would be effective as well. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get treatment for systemic yeast or candida?

Is there a way I can get treatment for systemic yeast or candida?

Med eval: This requires medical evaluation & treatment. You need to make an appointment to see your physician. This is something that you can't get rid of using home remedies. ...Read more

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Have you tried any yeast or candida cleanses/treatments that work?

Rx + tips: There are many otc options including: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. Oral Diflucan is also effective. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches. ...Read more

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Help please? How much time does it will take to cure candida if I start taking treatment for it?

Forgive my frankness: Mucosal and skin candida are obvious infections that are cured in a week or two by scientific Rx. By contrast, 'systemic candida' is a scam. You'll be persuaded your symptoms result from it, you'll be given all manner of things to take to manage it, but you will never be cured. That's how the scam operates. Your symptoms have some other cause. A scientific physician or holist can help you find it. ...Read more

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Please describe a good method of hydrogen peroxide treatment in eliminating candida?

None.: Hydrogen peroxide does not eliminate candida. Use an antifungal and decrease your sugar intake. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

Micatin, (miconazole)lotrimin: Mkcatin or lotrimin (clotrimazole) will work on candida. To prevent recurrences clean area with dilute vinegar solution- teaspoon of vinegar in 8 ounces of water. ...Read more

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What are the treatments given for candida overgrowth in gastrointestinal track?

Urban myth: Apparently you didn't like my previous reply. Sorry, but it's true: there is no evidence for candida overgrowth as a significant health problem. There probably are few if any doctors on HealthTap who believe in it or can recommend treatment. As suggested previously, you'll do best by seeing your regular doctor and having whatever symptoms you have professionally evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can candida albicans cream treatment affect women fertility?

Can candida albicans cream treatment affect women fertility?

Yeast rx affect fert: Treatment with creams for yeast vaginitis are not known to affect fertility. But the best treatment is a saturated solution of boric acid or boric acid vaginal inserts, which will definitely not affect fertility. ...Read more

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My meatus is swollen after UTI treatment. Already 2 month. Candida?

My meatus is swollen after UTI treatment. Already 2 month. Candida?

Seek out an exam: Candida might be an issue if the penis is uncircumcised and the foreskin is repeatedly infected. I am concerned why a 28 year old male has experienced a uti. That is not common and needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Had UTi then candida n got treatment for both but have brownish foul smelling varginal discharge. Wat doe this mean? Nt sexually active for last 6mths

Another infection?: Hi,
It's possible that you may have another vaginal infection. The 'balance" of your normal vaginal flora (bacteria) may have been altered by your previous treatments, and that is common. Go see your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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What are the treatments if one has candida in gut, are there any herbal remedies u can suggest too?

What are the treatments if one has candida in gut, are there any herbal remedies u can suggest too?

Doesn't exist: Contrary to what you might read on the web, people do not get candida in the gut. The only exception is in severely immunocompromised people, such as those with advanced aids, who may develop candidiasis involving the esophagus. The condition you are describing does not exist, and therefore does not need treatment. ...Read more

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HI, I have a candida infection under my armpit that was unresponsive to cortisone treatment. What can I get over the counter now that I am on holiday?

HI, I have a candida infection under my armpit that was unresponsive to cortisone treatment. What can I get over the counter now that I am on holiday?

Fungal cream.: Cortisone does not treat fungal infections, and, in fact, can make them much worse. If you use an over the counter fungal med (Like lotrimin (clotrimazole) or nystatin) and the rash does not get better, see a doc for evaluation. Also avoid fragrances and harsh soaps which cause skin irritation and will add to your problem. Avoid animal products with antibiotics used in their feed, as well. ...Read more

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Sister thinks she has candida of nails, tongue and her stomach (pain). Is this possible to have stomach issues? Causes? Treatments?

Fungal inf: Of course you can have candida inf of tongue and esophagus and another fungus of nails onychomicosis. They are all treatable. ...Read more

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What is rhe best treatment for candida overgrowth and seborrheic dermatitis on scalp and nose which multivitamin brand is best for candida and seb der?

What is rhe best treatment for candida overgrowth and seborrheic dermatitis on scalp and nose which multivitamin brand is best for candida and seb der?

Seborrheic: dermatitis or "dandruff" can be initially treated with Selsun Blue shampoo in the scalp. Dabbing it on the nose may help. Use as directed. If not improved after a few days, please see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a candida infection under armpit that is unresponsive to cortisone treatment. What can I get over the counter whilst I am here on holiday in Spain? Do I wash it in the shower or try to keep it dry? I sweat quite a lot now that I am on Concerta dail

Intertrigo: Yeast is not likely. Cortisone is not good for yeast, sometimes makes worse. Most likely it is chaffing and tight clothing in hot weather + travel. Shower very beneficial. Not too hot, no scrubbing. Antiperspirant, even if it stings, may help. Hydrocortisone added if severe itch. Do not shave under arms. If persists, a good dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment, circumcision, hydrocortisone all failed!? What could be causing it?

Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment, circumcision, hydrocortisone all failed!? What could be causing it?

Psoriasis: Recurrent, chronic balanitis is frequently caused by psoriasis and would often not respond to your treatments you have had. Best diagnosed by a dermatologist, although they have limited availability in the UK ...Read more

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I had a red, dry, itchy rash on my thigh for 2 weeks that kept getting bigger because I scratched. It stopped itching and turned purple the day I applied fluconazole left-over from vaginal candida treatment. So, was my thigh rash from candida?

I had a red, dry, itchy rash on my thigh for 2 weeks that kept getting bigger because I scratched. It stopped itching and turned purple the day I applied fluconazole left-over from vaginal candida treatment. So, was my thigh rash from candida?

Did it improve?: It is never a good idea to use prescription medication for uses other than for what it was prescribed. That being said the question here is did your rash improve after applying the anti fungal cream? If so then most likely this was a fungal infection. If not improved consider a virtual visit with an image of the area attached and a Healthtap doctor can help you now. ...Read more

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If 6diflucan for yeast didn't work, what cream woud be best? Or what treatment?

If 6diflucan for yeast didn't work, what cream woud be best? Or what treatment?

See your doc: You should get tested to make sure it is yeast. Havng a vaginal infection can cause discharge. Sometimes the treatment for BV can cause a yeast infection, because the antibiotics kills the bacteria in your vagina then the yeast over grows. ...Read more

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Which yeast treatment? 1-day, 3-day, or 7-day?

Start simple: If you don't have them frequently, then the one day will likely suffice. If not, then using the 3 or 7 day treatment is certainly appropriate. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: There are many over the counter treatments. If these do not work, you may need anti fungal prescribed by your family practitioner or gyn. ...Read more

Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more