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What Are The Symptoms Of 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
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?
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
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 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Nipples have been cracked, itchy, clear yellow fluid come out of cracks, on and off since teens. Why? I also have recurring vaginal candida. Related?
Sounds like eczema: and the yellow discharge can be secondary infection of the eczema. Try OTC antibiotic ointment and make appointment to see derm for prescription medicine to clear eczema as well. You may need oral antibiotics. This is unlikely related to your candida but see derm sooner than later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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