The Candidiasis is an infection caused by fungi of the genus Candida , and, most of the tables is not caused by infection or transmission, but by fungi that naturally inhabit our body.
The treatment is done with drugs capable of combating the action of the infectious agent (antifungals), which can be orally, injectable or topically (such as creams, ointments or sprays administered by dermatological or vaginal route).
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The form of application, the frequency and duration of treatment must be expressly recommended by the doctor. However, some usage tips include washing and cleaning your hands correctly before applying creams and ointments, taking care with the correct amount of the product, as well as attention to spreading it (avoiding rubbing or damaging the skin).
The doctor may prescribe:
- Ketoconazole : there are options like Creme Medley and Cetonax ;
- Ciclopirox : among the options sold are Fungirox nail polish and Loprox topical solution ;
- Econazol : found in solutions or lotions, such as Micostyl ;
- Miconazole : as the powder version Vodol, Daktarin gel and the vaginal cream Gino Mizonol ;
- Nystatin : found in versions for mouthwash (oral suspension) Canditrat and Nistrazin vaginal cream ;
- Clotrimazole : among the options in cream are Baycuten and Canesten , in addition to vaginal cream Gino-Canesten ;
- Terbinafine : there are products like Lamisilate in spray solution or in cream ;
- Terconazole : vaginal creams, such as Gyno Fungix and Ginconazol .