There are many things you can do to keep the candida that normally lives in our bodies under control. If you have HIV, the best way to prevent a yeast infection is to take antiretroviral therapy to maintain a strong immune system. To avoid a yeast infection or to minimize the symptoms of a yeast infection if you already have one, you can also try the following Canada's Best Doctors Issue a Declaration Joint Supporting U = U Canadian Study Links Food Insecurity to Detectable Viral Loads Canadian Guidelines for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to HIV and Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis NTC Reaching Out Undiagnosed Diagnosis HIV and HCV Point-of-Care Testing in Canada
Take antibiotics only when prescribed by your health care professional and never take them longer or shorter than expected. In addition to destroying the bacteria that cause the disease, antibiotics kill the "good" bacteria that normally live in the vagina. The early termination of treatment, even when the symptoms have improved, can cause the return of infections and make them resistant to medication.
Unfortunately or luckily, depending on how you look at it, not all women experience the usual symptoms of weeping, burning, and odd debris. In fact, if you are not very sensitive, you may not realize that you have one. "Some women will have their pap smears regularly and I will notice yeast colonization, and this is the first time they think about it," says Masterson. "It depends on the sensitivity of the person for a woman who is really sensitive, a small colonization can cause a lot of eating and burning, while for another, it requires a greater accumulation yeast to cause these symptoms.
Wearing loose cotton underwear can help reduce moisture and prevent yeast infections. Since chemical irritants can influence the balance of bacteria in the vagina, avoiding products with potential irritants such as showers or scented tampons can also help. Regular baths or showers are a good way to clean the vagina, and vaginal douches are not recommended and may even increase the risk of yeast infection.
However, when a woman consumes a diet rich in refined sugars and has had a course of antibiotics, birth control pills can harm her body, leading to a Candida infection. Some women find that birth control pills serve to trigger yeast infections - and even long after the end of the initial infection, once they start taking the contraceptive pills again, Candida can take root. Individuals who treat their asthma with inhalant corticosteroids are at an increased risk of developing candida in the mouth, which leads to a proliferation of systemic candidiasis.
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