Does a candida infection look like herpes?

No. Not generally. Herpes infections are quite painful and produce ulcers, whereas candidal vaginitis produces a white discharge, itching and potentially a rash across the perineum which can be discomforting.

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I am having curd like white discharge. Is it a candida infection? I ws thnkng of using fluconazole. Is that alrite?

Whenever unsure . About the cause of your discharge it should be at least initially diagnosed by your physician/ gynecologist. There after, you can usually figure out on your own, once the pattern is connect with accurate assessment. It does sound like yeast. Read more...

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...

I have candida infection and it is spread on clitoris too, I feel constant burning on my clitoris, what should I do?

Topicals . There are a variety of topical anti-yeast preparation available over the counter to treat vaginal yeast infections --- start there. However , if you do not improve in about one week , contact a gyn. Read more...

I don't have diabetes (been checked) but everytime time I eat sugar I get back candida infection? Should stop eating all sugar even if I don't have it

If you mean a. vaginal candida, it's not eating sugar, you can't totally avoid sugar and your body makes it in your liver. You probably need instruction in proper feminine hygiene and your sexual partners need to be evaluated and probably treated for candida at the same time you are. Read more...

I keep having recurring candida infection, been on nystatin & fluzole & it keeps coming back?

Candida. There are few things you can try: stay on fluconazole for 10 days total, if no contraindications, make sure you sex partner treated as well, avoid antibiotics if possible, trial of probiotics or include daily yogurt in your diet. I assume you don't have diabetes, using steroids or immunocompromised, which are also risk factors, so tight blood sugar control and avoiding sweets may help as well. Read more...