conditions candidia



Other:Yeast Infection
ICD-10 Codes:B37


Top 5 natural treatments for candida:

1. goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
2. garlic
3. probiotics
4 anti-candida diet
5. pau d'arco (Tabebuia spp.)

Naturopathic Treatments

• stress management

• decrease refined carbohydrates
• avoid fermented foods and yeast
candida diet

Topical (Intravaginal)
• probiotics
garlic clove (Allium sativum)
• boric acid
• coconut oil

goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)
pau d'arco (Tabebuia spp.)
wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
• old man's beard (Usnea barbata)
turmeric (Curcuma longa)

• Saccharomyces boulardii

Conventional Treatments

• azole drugs (fluconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole)
• nystatin cream

Signs & Symptoms

• pruritis
• redness
• burning pain, soreness
• white discharge

Oral (see Condition: Oral Thrush):
• white plaques over an erythematous background
• tongue usually involved
• may spread to trachea, esophagus, corners of mouth

• beefy red
• elevated and defined margins surrounding lesions
• may be pustular

• skin folds (axillary, inframammary, inguinal, neck)
• moist, red plaques or papules, pustules

• thick white, cottage cheese discharge
• swollen, red external genitalia
• skin sores

Male Genitalia:
• numerous red, round lesions over glans and shaft
• pain, tenderness
• may involve scrotum

• swollen, tender cuticles
• redness
• often the result of thumb sucking (children)


Associated disease:
• cancer

• geographic tongue
• leukoplakia
• aphthous stomatitis

• contact dermatitis
• bacterial infection
• IgA dermatosis

• bacterial infection
• miliaria
• contact dermatitis
• pityriasis rosea
• erythrasma

• trichomoniasis
• bacterial vaginosis
• non-infectious vaginitis (e.g. douching)
• vulvovaginitis
urinary tract infection (UTI)
• chlamydia
• gonorrhea

Male Genitalia:
• tinea
• bacterial infection

• tinea
• bacterial infection


• fungal infection (Candida albicans) of the skin and mucous membranes
• factors associated with Candida
- damage to epidermis
- dampness and warmth
- dysbiosis
- immunosupression (HIV, corticocsteroids, cancer)
- antibiotics
- hormone replacement therapy


• skin scrape
• culture


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