Candidiasis

What’s this?

 

Various species of Candida can cause genital and urinary tract infections, more easily in women but also in men.
Candidiasis is caused by a fungus that lives in our body without giving problems, and that manifests itself in case of poor hygiene, immuno-depression (chronic diseases, antibiotic therapy, diabetes). Thus, this disease is not necessarily linked to sexual activity, but can be transmitted through it.

 

How does it manifest itself?

 

With losses from the genital tract of characteristic appearance depending on the type of infection, itching and redness in the genital or anal area, pain when passing urine and during sexual intercourse.

How is it transmitted?

 

With unprotected sex.

 

Diagnosis

 

Examining genital secretions and culture tests under a microscope.

Treatment

 

Antibiotics / antifungals by mouth and / or local therapy (eggs, creams, lavenders).