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Candida: Introduction

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.

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Causes of Candida:

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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Home Diagnostic Testing and Candida

Home medical tests possibly related to Candida:

Causes of Types of Candida:

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Candida: Symptom Checker

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.

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Candida Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Candida may include:

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Stories from Users for Candida

Real-life user stories relating to Candida:

Message Boards for Candida

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Candida or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Candida:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Candida. Some of these are listed below :

Candida: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Candida may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Candida

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Candida:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

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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Candida: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Candida

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Candida: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Candida

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Candida: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Candida: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Candida:

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)

Organs affected by Candida:

The list of organs typically affected by Candida may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Candida

The list below shows some of the causes of Candida mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Candida?

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:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 22 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Candida:

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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  • Diabetes ... thrush (Candida), candida, thrush







Conditions listing medical complications: Candida:

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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Causes of Candida Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Candida based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Candida?

    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 :

    Classifications of Candida:

    Subtypes of Candida:

    Thrush (8 causes), Oral candidiasis (30 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Candida:

    Fungal symptoms (22 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes)

    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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    Medical News summaries about Candida

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