Candida albicans

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  • noun

Synonyms for Candida albicans

a parasitic fungus that can infect the mouth or the skin or the intestines or the vagina

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In retrospect, the white cloud wafting from the foot each time the bandages were changed could have been candidal spores.
Such actions that are affected by decreased saliva flow are difficulty speaking or chewing food, altered taste, difficulty wearing dentures, oral candidal infections, burning sensations or pains in the mouth.
The relationship between candidemia and candidal colonization and virulence factors of the colonizing strains in preterm infants.
It is believed that chlorhexidine inhibits germ tube formation in Candida albicans there by suppressing the candidal activity [22].
It appears early in life, typically in infants presenting with persistent candidal infection (Fig.
A statistically significant difference was not seen in bacterial infections, candidal balanitis, pityriasis versicolor, drug reactions, half nail and cases of hyperpigmentation.
Biopsy showed candidal esophagitis without evidence of malignancy.
against aspergillus and most candidal fungal infections.
Moreover, antibiotic treatment of any component of the normal vaginal flora may actually lead to overgrowth of Candida species and candidal vulvovaginitis.
When the good bacteria get killed off by repeated doses of antibiotics or other things, our flora and fauna become unbalanced through diets that are high in sugar and carbohydrates, by birth control pills, and by just the normal fluctuation of hormones that women have--although men and women can both be affected by candidal overgrowth.
Sexual functioning may also be affected by physical symptoms including those associated with candidal vulvo-vaginitis, cervical dysphasia, or pelvic inflammatory disease which are among the more common early manifestations of immuno-suppression in HIV+ women (DeHovitz, 1995; Hijazi, 2002).
Microscopy showing budding yeast forms only suggests a diagnosis of nonalbicans candidal vaginitis; it doesn't confirm the diagnosis.
About Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (VVC) Vulvovaginal candidiasis, also known as candidal vaginitis or vaginal yeast infection, is the most common reproductive tract disorder for which women seek medical care and self-treatment.