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Is candidiasis a common secondary infection of bacterial pneumonia?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: No

Pulmonary candidiasis is not common after a bacterial pneumonia.

In brief: No

Pulmonary candidiasis is not common after a bacterial pneumonia.
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Yes

Oral candidiasis (thrush), or vaginosis is commonly seen in people treated with antibiotics.
Both usually resolve with local treatment. Systemic candidiasis does occur in patients recovering from severe sepsis, but is not "common" outside the ICU except in the immune compromised.

In brief: Yes

Oral candidiasis (thrush), or vaginosis is commonly seen in people treated with antibiotics.
Both usually resolve with local treatment. Systemic candidiasis does occur in patients recovering from severe sepsis, but is not "common" outside the ICU except in the immune compromised.
Dr. William Walsh
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