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What are the symptoms of vaginal candida ?

What are the symptoms of vaginal candida ?

Itchy discharge: Itchiness. Thick white discharge that looks like cottage cheese curds. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more


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What is the difference between bacteria and vaginal candida? How could treated them?

What is the difference between bacteria and vaginal candida? How could treated them?

Different organisms.: Candida is a fungal organism(yeast) which is a different type from a bacteria. They behave and cause different types of infections. Candida is treated with anti fungals like for example diflucan (fluconazole) which comes in oral form or clotrimazole which you could find in a cream form. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics which come in different forms and used depending on the type of infection. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat vaginal candida and prevent returnig to me and my partner ?

How: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. 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 as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >. ...Read more

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I've been told u can't even eat fruit while treating vaginal candida. What's the connection?

I've been told u can't even eat fruit while treating vaginal candida. What's the connection?

Sugar! : Yeast love sugar! when attempting to avoid or treat a yeast infection you should limit sugar. It is ok to eat fruit, especially when it's at the bottom of a cup of yogurt. Yogurt replaces the good bacteria, limitting the growth of yeast! ...Read more

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I had vaginal candida many times, but noone of medicaments doesn't help for a long time. I eat healthyfood, haveno problems with stomack what can I do?

Suppressive therapy: About 1 in 10 women will have recurrent fungal vaginitis. Most of them can be controlled by treating with an oral or topical anti-fungal to clear the infection and then continue that medication one day each week thereafter for about six months. ...Read more

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What can I do to heal chronic vaginal candida?

What can I do to heal chronic vaginal candida?

You need a workup: As you may have an immune deficiency problem, or undiagnosed diabetes, or it may be coming form your GI tract so you would need long term oral anti yeast medication and if they put you on this you will need liver enzymes monitored so call your gyn and if your gyn can't help you , your gyn should be able to refer you to the local medical school or other expert. ...Read more

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How serious is a vaginal candida infection?

Not serious: Not serious. Just take oral or topical medications for a few days. ...Read more

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A small blue-green circular spot underneath my toenail, in the middle. I discovered it when I removed my polish. I also have vaginal candida. Fungus?

A small blue-green circular spot underneath my toenail, in the middle. I discovered it when I removed my polish. I also have vaginal candida. Fungus?

Maybe: The two aren't related, however. Which is to say, that the candida in your vagina is albicans (most typically) and the candida (if that's what it is) on your toenail would be a different species of candida. Unless you have diabetes or some other medical condition that puts you at risk for getting candida in multiple areas of the body at the same time, the 2 aren't related. There is cream for toe! ...Read more

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Treating vaginal Candida albicans. What type of soap should be used down there? Should I stop wearing underwear? Best safe practices?

Vaginal yeast: Vaginal yeast infection, usually caused by Candida albicans, is not sexually transmitted and there are no "safe practices" to worry about. And yeast because of tight clothing is an urban myth; underwear won't make a difference and neither will the soap you use. Make sure diagnosis is correct, get the right treatment (usually an "azole" medication), and otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more

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I have oral, intestinal and vaginal candida. Can i take oral nystatin for several weeks, if is necessary?

I have oral, intestinal and vaginal candida. Can i take oral nystatin for several weeks, if is necessary?

Yes, even longer: Oral Nystatin is a remarkably safe medicine. Successful treatment of candidiasis often takes several months and it is safe to take Nystatin for months or even years. Besides Nystatin it is necessary to follow a diet low in sugars and simple carbs and to take probiotics. Consider anti-fungal herbs as well. See http://huff.To/15mbzao ; http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl. ...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