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Candida infection symptoms and treatment of yeast infections

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 2 2

Candidiasis, also known as yeast infection is caused from fungus. Candida is a type of fungus that appears where the body is moist. Candida infection symptoms are common in the mouth, armpits, or vaginal area. Vaginitis is quite common in women. According to studies, 75% of women will get vaginal yeast infections at least once in their life. Candida infection symptoms can be caused from health diseases like AIDS, diabetes, or leukemia. Treatment of yeast infections require home remedies, diets, or checkups with medical doctors. A weaken immune system can increase chances of systemic candidal disease. When immune system is weaken from drugs, or lack of diet, can expose fungi to the body.

Candida infection symptoms can become severe if they go untreated. They can spread through the body and become life threatening. You'll need to determine candida infection symptoms and get treatment right away. Home remedies can be effective ways to killing candida fungus. Unless you're suffering from other diseases, you should talk to your doctor any treatment of yeast infections first. You usually don't need treatment at a hospital, and common yeast infections can be treated at home. In more severe cases prescription medications, or over-the-counter medicine can be other treatment options of yeast infections. If candida infection symptoms don't improve within a weak, or get worse, then contact your doctor.


Candida infection symptoms

Candida infection symptoms are pretty easy to recognize. There are different kinds yeast infections. One called thrust, that appears in your mouth. Symptoms look like white patches, that are easily noticeable. Thrush can spread to the esophagus, making it difficult to swallow. Vaginal yeast infections cause inflammation, itching, burning, and pain. If vaginal yeast is visible, it looks like cottage cheese. Yeast infection on the skin is typically the most difficult symptom to recognize. It can appear as a rash, and is usually caused from those who are diabetic. Symptoms cause itching and inflammation. Yeast infections can appear in finger nails and toes as well.



Treatment of vaginal yeast infections and skin yeast infections


There are a lot of different and effect treatments for yeast infections. I'll give you the run down on a few popular home remedies that are effective. A lot of essential oils great treatment of yeast infections because of their strong anti-microbial and anti-fungi properties.

Tea tree oil: This is a very effective essential oil, that has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Tea tree oil is very strong. It's best to dilute it a bit with olive oil. You can use this to treat yeast infections on the vaginal area, or the skin. Under the armpits, toes, nails, wherever the yeast is located. Just apply daily, and you should notice improved symptoms.

Garlic: Garlic is has such strong anti-fungal and will kill yeast infections. Garlic is a very powerful remedy, with anti-inflammatory properties. Best to use raw garlic, or garlic supplements from a health store. You can apply garlic to the vaginal area, for those with vaginal yeast infections. Better yet, apply a garlic clove with yogurt. Yogurt kills bacteria and is very effective in getting rid of vaginal yeast infections. You can also take actual garlic supplements orally to boost the immune system. Aged garlic contains phytochemicals, powerful antioxidants that support a healthy immune system. Take aged garlic orally, use raw garlic for the skin or vagina..

Turmeric: Turmeric makes for effective treatment of skin yeast infections. Turmeric inhibits 23 fungi, and will kill yeast infections. You can make a paste of turmeric, then cover with gauze. Turmeric does stain. Best to use on the skin. You can take turmeric tablets as well to prevent infections from spreading. Turmeric will boost the immune system and has anti-inflammatory properties..

Treating thrush

Orally yeast infections are pretty common. It's important to keep your mouth clean on a regular basis, to prevent oral diseases like thrush. Brush your teeth and use a antibacterial mouthwash. Saltwater can help treat thrush. Dissolve a teaspoon in a cup of water, then swish around the mouth for a few minutes. Garlic juice, and aloe vera juice makes for effective treatments for thrush.

Seek a doctor if candida infection symptoms don't improve. Usually yeast infections can be treated effectively with home remedies and diets. If symptoms do not improve, or the yeast infection comes back, then talk to your doctor. If you have any illness, or disease, or weaken immune system, then consult with your doctor for the best treat yeast infection treatment.
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Comments

Jun 7, 2010 8:45am
believeinfamily
Excellent article. Very informative! :)
Jun 7, 2010 5:20pm
Lynsuz
Very good tips on how to treat yeast infections. I've found that the aloe works well for thrush. Thanks.
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