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Toe candida albicans. Is tolnaftate effective?

The organism. Is not the only consideration. You did not mention if it was skin on toe or the nail. Nials are difficult to treat due to the fact the organisms are ususally under the nail. The thickness of the nail is also a concern. Is the tolnaftate a cream? A soultion? As you want it to be able to get under the nail as well. Try and keep the nail short and soft. Try the tolnaftate ... Read more...

Is there an effective topical treatment for toe candida albicans?

Need more info. How do you know it is candida? What other health issue do you have? See this site for more info and see your doctor to make sure you do not have any of the disorders usually associated with candida infection. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000880.htm. Read more...
Yes. Over the counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra twice daily is a good start. Also epsom salt foot soaks. For anything stronger head to your doctor. Read more...

What things can I do to treat candida albicans at home?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Lptrimin or micatin (miconazole) are effective for candida in a cream or other form. Use is for 3-14 days depending on response. Resistant cases may need oral medications. Check for diabetes as an u der lying problem. Read more...
Antifungals. Over-the-counter antifungals such as myconazole can be used to treat yeast vaginitis. If you use one of these, but your symptoms do not improve, see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. Read more...

What to do if I am worried about having candida albicans in my body?

Stop reading junk. Forgive my frankness. If you get involved with the "candida" cult, you will never feel well again. These people will persuade you that you have an illness that mainstream medicine refuses to understand, that you will never be able to cure, and that you must manage intensively. It's a horrible mind-set, and it's also a cruel fraud. Get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner, not these folks. Read more...

How to cure 18 year old candida albicans.?

Question unclear. Are u 18 yo or have you had candida for 18 yrs? Assuming the former, and assuming the candida is causing vaginitis, there are numerous otc treatments available. Ask your pharmacist. Read more...

My daughter has candida albicans. Will this affect her health?

Everybody... ...Has candida, somewhere. As long as it is well-behaved (does not overgrow or end up in blood or urine) it does not cause any problems. Read more...
Depends... ...On location and severity. Superficial candida of skin, mouth, or genital area is a relatively minor problem. If the infection is deeper, or the patient has problems with the immune system, it can be more serious. Read more...
We all do. This comprises about 5% of the dry weight of your poop (and everyone else too). If you have a question about it in a specific area, you are welcome to start over. We can only work on the information you supply.If it is minimal, we cannot be more specific. Read more...

What are the differences between jock itch and candida albicans?

Skin vs. mucosa. Jock itch (tinea cruris) is caused by a fungus, but not by candida, which generally affects mucous membranes, not skin. Jock itch is caused by dermatophytic fungi (fungi that infect skin). Read more...

Are there some genetic reasons I get candida albicans off and on?

Possibly. There may be a genetic factor that is interfering with your immunity, but it is much more likely that you have diabetes which is a common predisposing factor to candida infection. Read more...