What are different ways to treat candida albicans?

Creams/meds. If topical on your skin you may try a rx from your dr. Called nystatin, or otc med lotrimin may help. If more diffuse, you may need oral medications such diflucan (fluconazole).
Antifungal cream. If you mean the cutaneous form, there are a variety of antifungal creams available, but it is also important to eliminate the warmth and moisture that promoted the yeast to grow in the first place. If you mean the vaginal form, there are specific topical and oral medications that can be prescribed.

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How do you treat a recurring candida albicans?

Depends. Sometimes prolonged antifungals will help. However, usually figuring out why you have recurrent yeast growth is typically the key. Diabetes, steroid use, recurrrent antibiotic use, hygiene issues all possible. Often times too what is thought of as yeast isn't a yeast infection at all. Time to make an appointment. Read more...
Long term Rx. Recurrent Candida is best treated with oral agents such as Nizoral (ketoconazole) or Diflucan for longer periods of time then just 3 days for a single acute infection. It is not uncommon for the Rx to last up to 2 weeks. 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...

To what specialist should I go to in order to treat candida albicans?

Depends. Candida albicans is a normal part of most peoples poo & requires no rx. Most skin infections arising from this germ can be handled by your pcp as are those that effect the external genitals.If it's in your blood you may need an infectious disease specialist to help with your care as you would be bedridden in an icu. Read more...

Candida albicans on my vulva. My doc gave me antibiotic to treat but made it worse. I took myksodon 1 hard capsule and canesten cream. Will it go away?

Candidiasis . If it is candidiasis you have taken the appropriate medication if not better have yourself checked to rule out other causes . Read more...
Candida is a Yeast. Makes no sense that your doctor treated Candida albicans with an antibiotic, since it is not a bacteria, and antibiotics actually promote overgrowth. Candida is either treated with an antifungal capsule, Diflucan, or antifungal vaginal creams, like Terazol (terconazole) or Monistat. Avoiding high carb diets, antibiotics, and douching help prevent candida albicans overgrowth. Read more...

My 3 months baby has candida albicans on her mouth and tongue all the time. More than 2 months. We treated it with nystatin but didn't work. What todo?

Chesk with the Peds. You possibly would need a systemic anti-fungal antibiotic treatment. Check with your pediatrician or get a second opinion. Read more...
Talk with her Dr. Your dr. May try another anti fungal med. Oral yeast is normal flora and it is held in check by other oral bacteria. Sometimes a fungal infection can be a sign of some other systemic problem. It is important to get to the cause. Read more...

What medications treat hair & scalp fungal infection from candida albicans? Cbc positive for candida albicans, had oral thrush, now pain in scalp, hair loss with visible budding yeast & pseudohyphae.

Fungal infection . You can try using Nizoral (ketoconazole) which is used for fungal infections of scalp but i doubt that it will work. I believe for best results you will need to take oral medication but ideally you should see a dermatologist for help. Read more...
If you had. If you had oral thrush, you have to be seen by a doctor asap, to make sure you are not severely immune suppressed. Read more...

What and where is Candida albicans found?

It is a yeast. basically, it can be found anywhere it is moist. can live on the skin. Often found in GI tract. Cause of vaginal yeast infections and some infections in the mouth (thrush). Read more...