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What Causes Candida Infection
I'm not allowed to have sugar cause of recurring candida infection but my is sugar to low . So how can I not have sugar?? What's the best advice
Diabetes: Do you have a diagnosis of diabetes? Patient with diabetes and high sugar levels in the blood are at an increased risk for recurrent yeast infections. If you are a diabetic try to stay away from high carbohydrate/sugar containing foods. If your sugars are well controlled then don`t worry! ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I don't have diabetes why does candida get worse when have sugar ? I have low sugar now cause was trying to stop candida infection. What to do?
Can candida infection cause fast heartbeat! Which Dr can tell if have infection or not , my Reg doc doesn't believe in it ?
Gyn can dx yeast: Hi Stephanie, A candida infection, fortunately takes place in and around the vagina. Thankfully this is where all the symptoms occur. I do not believe that a rapid heart rate is related. Yeast normally live in the vagina but when they increase in number we call this an infection. It is really an overgrowth of something that is normally there. A Gyn would be a great choice to treat your infe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can low potassium be the cause of my candida infection. Have non stop itchy feet & recurring thrush. ?
Candida: This yeast which is present in the normal GI tract can produce a variety of infections when the predisposing factors are present. Among these are thrush (mouth overgrowth) in children, immune suppressed individuals, and diabetics and patients getting antibiotics. Can also cause vaginal infections and skin eruptions and rarely becomes systemic. ...Read more
Depends on location: Invasive candida infections and candidemia are treated with antifungal medications such as fluconazole, micafungin and others. Candida esophagitis is usually treated with oral fluconazole. Thrush or oral candidiasis is usually treated with topical Mycostatin (nystatin) or clotrimazole. Candida rashes of the skin are usually treated with a variety of topical antifungal creams or powder. ...Read more
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