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Candida: Fungal infection often called thrush. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Candida, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Candida.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Candida, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Candida may include:
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Real-life user stories relating to Candida:
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Candida. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Candida may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Candida:
During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Candida. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:
Genus of yeast-like mitosporic fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores; commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including candidiasis.
- (Source - CRISP)
The list of organs typically affected by Candida may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Candida mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Candida. Of the 26 causes of Candida that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Candida' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Candida or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Candida based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Candida, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Candida:
Medical Conditions associated with Candida:
Symptoms related to Candida:
Thrush (8 causes), Fungal symptoms (22 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin rash (461 causes), Vaginal symptoms (443 causes), Vaginal thrush (5 causes), Oral thrush (10 causes), Vaginal Candidiasis, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Nystatin, Imidazoles, HIV infection
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