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Category Archives: Candidasis

The Silent Carriers of Candida

The Silent Carriers of Candida Candida albicans is yeast normally present in the human body. It is useful for our body because it helps in the destruction of harmful bacteria to provide protection to our body. Millions of Candida are found in the human body, which is regulated by our immune system in association with […]

Candida

Candida, commonly known as Thrush is a very common disorder affecting thousands of people every year. It can be very difficult to diagnose as it throws up an array of symptoms. It may present with reddish eruptions on the skin folds or as an inflammation of the buccal mucosa. When the infection affects the lungs, […]

An overview of yeast infection

What is Candidiasis? Candidiasis (yeast overgrowth) is communicable disease that is caused by infection with Candida, predominantly with Candida albicans, a fungus that represents the most common fungal pathogen affecting humans. Dr. Vijaykumar S. KamatDr Vijay Kamat graduated from K.L.E. society’s Shri B. M. Kankanwadi Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum, India; one of the oldest Ayurvedic institutions in India. He […]