If your symptoms are mild, you may want to wait to see if they go away on their own. Yeast infections are common during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, do not use medication for a yeast infection without first talking to your doctor. If you use a cream or suppository to treat the infection, do not rely on a condom or diaphragm for birth control. The oil contained in some drugs weakens latex, a material often used to make these devices.
She completed residency training in pathology at Georgetown University, followed by sub-specialty training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology. Dr. Charles Pat Davis, MD, Ph.D., is an Accredited Physician in Emergency Medicine who currently practices as a consultant and hospital staff member. He has a PhD in Microbiology UT in Austin and MD Univ Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. He is a Clinical Professor retired in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the UT Health Sciences Center in San Antonio.
The test is very simple and consists of spitting in a glass of clear water in the morning. You must do it before having a drink, eating something, smoking a cigarette or brushing your teeth. A negative result would imply sputum, and preferably that of the "limpid" variety, simply floating over the water. If it is of a cloudy consistency, or it runs or even runs partially with tendrils or floating spots, this is considered positive for Candida.
I have also compiled data on the biology of yeast infections, mainly with regard to the more practical issue of causes and prevention. I have tried to include both the factors recognized by the official medical institution and those who really contribute but have not yet received the seal of medical-scientific approval. I have a small section that specifically deals with genital yeast infections in men.
Drugs And Medications To Treat Oral Thrush 00:00:13 Nystatin 00:01:04 Clotrimazole 00:02:08 Econazole 00:02:59 Diflucan 00:03:57 Miconazole.