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Why do people get oral candida yeast?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Various reasons

The most common reason people get oral candidiasis or thrush is taking antibiotics which kill off the bacteria that compete with the yeast and thus overgrowth occurs.
Thrush also occurs in some women who take birth control pills, in immunosupressed cancer patients on chemotherapy and in aids patients.

In brief: Various reasons

The most common reason people get oral candidiasis or thrush is taking antibiotics which kill off the bacteria that compete with the yeast and thus overgrowth occurs.
Thrush also occurs in some women who take birth control pills, in immunosupressed cancer patients on chemotherapy and in aids patients.
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice

In brief: Low immunity.

Having a low immune system predisposes person for candida infection.

In brief: Low immunity.

Having a low immune system predisposes person for candida infection.
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