Yeast infections (Candidiasis)


Specialty of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Thrush is an infection caused by the fungus Candida, the most common is Candida albicans. It is found in small amounts in the vagina, mouth, digestive tract and skin, often without causing infection. However, the amount of Candida albicans may increase leading to a yeast infection. Most women have a yeast infection throughout their lives.
 
The causes of candidiasis are:
-Be Taking antibiotics used to treat other types of infections.
-be Pregnant.
Ser obese.
-Having Diabetes.
- Thrush is not spread through sexual contact. But some men may have a rash on the penis after sexual contact.
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