The first piece of the systemic puzzle
HIV — HIV-infected individuals often experience the first signs of disease as an oral candidiasis infection, which, presents in an estimated 90% of HIV-infected patients. The most common form is Pseudomembranous candidiasis, most often on the buccal ...
RDH - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:22

SCYNEXIS, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Oral Formulation of ...
The FDA designated SCY-078 as a Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) for oral use for the indications of invasive Candidiasis, including Candidemia, and invasive Aspergillosis. SCYNEXIS is developing both oral and intravenous formulations of ...
GlobeNewswire (press release) - Fri, 09 Jan 2015 05:30

Tongue tip is 'burning'
Topical or oral anti-fungal medication is used to treat oral candidiasis, while vitamin supplements are given if there is a nutritional deficiency. Dry mouth can be managed with saliva substitutes or sialogogues, which are substances that can increase ...
AsiaOne - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:07

The Facts on Oral Yeast Infections, or Thrush
An oral yeast infection, or thrush, is caused by a type of fungus, or yeast, known as Candida albicans. Normally, Candida exists in the mouth in small numbers along with various kinds of good bacteria, with each type of organism keeping the other in check.
Everyday Health - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:04

Recurrent yeast infections
These include a weak immune system, diabetes mellitus, poor nutrition, the use of steroids to treat other conditions, human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and use of the oral contraceptive pills. Yeast infection (candidiasis) can also be ...
Jamaica Observer - Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:15

Stop Thrush: Preventing Oral Yeast Infections
An oral yeast infection, called thrush, occurs when the fungus Candida begins growing more rapidly than usual, often because your immune system is weak. Oral yeast infection symptoms include white, velvet-like patches inside the mouth and on the tongue.
Everyday Health - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:33

Dental problems could be a sign of an eating disorder
... come to mind: chronic ulcerations in the corners of the mouth (angular cheilitis), painful inflammation of the tongue (glossitis), fungal infections of the mouth (candidiasis), burning sensation in the mouth or tongue (glossodynia), poor healing of ...
Baltimore Sun (blog) - Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:46

'The vagina is cleaner than the mouth'
Topping the list are non-sexually transmitted causes such as Bacterial vaginosis and Candidiasis (overgrowth of organisms that live around the perianal area) and sexually transmitted causes such as gonorrhoea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis and mixed ...
Jamaica Observer - Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:55

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