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Category Archives: Candidasis

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 […]