Candida Infection Treatment in Bakersfield, CA

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Joseph Isibor, APRN

Virtual UTI visit

4.9
(297)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Joseph was fantastic, attentive caring and knowledgeable. By far the best provider I have ever seen."

Joseph Isibor, APRN

Telehealth visit

4.9
(297)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Joseph was fantastic, attentive caring and knowledgeable. By far the best provider I have ever seen."

Joseph Isibor, APRN

Virtual vaginal infection visit

4.9
(297)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Joseph was fantastic, attentive caring and knowledgeable. By far the best provider I have ever seen."

Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

Virtual vaginal infection visit

4.9
(122)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Deanna was amazing, very personable and professional at the same time. I would totally see her again if I was in need as she heard my needs, gave me options, then let me choose. Fantastic interaction!"

Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

Virtual UTI visit

4.9
(122)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Deanna was amazing, very personable and professional at the same time. I would totally see her again if I was in need as she heard my needs, gave me options, then let me choose. Fantastic interaction!"

Deanna Fossen, FNP-C

Telehealth visit

4.9
(122)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Deanna was amazing, very personable and professional at the same time. I would totally see her again if I was in need as she heard my needs, gave me options, then let me choose. Fantastic interaction!"

Jodi Rook, PA-C

Virtual vaginal infection visit

5.0
(80)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Judy Rook is very professional and accommodating. I would recommend her to my family members for urgent care needs. Judy is very informative as well."

Jodi Rook, PA-C

Telehealth visit

5.0
(80)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Judy Rook is very professional and accommodating. I would recommend her to my family members for urgent care needs. Judy is very informative as well."

Chidinma Onuigbo, NP

Telehealth visit

4.6
(91)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
"The doctor was great. Very warm and put me at ease immediately. Gave me lots of information, great advice and a prescription immediately. What a relief. I will definitely see her again for any health issue that comes up."

Chidinma Onuigbo, NP

Virtual vaginal infection visit

4.6
(91)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
"The doctor was great. Very warm and put me at ease immediately. Gave me lots of information, great advice and a prescription immediately. What a relief. I will definitely see her again for any health issue that comes up."

Chidinma Onuigbo, NP

Virtual UTI visit

4.6
(91)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Popular
"The doctor was great. Very warm and put me at ease immediately. Gave me lots of information, great advice and a prescription immediately. What a relief. I will definitely see her again for any health issue that comes up."

Anyta Hicks-Williams, NP

Telehealth visit

5.0
(12)
Adult health
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She was fantastic. Definitely sticking with her for future appointments. :)"

Anyta Hicks-Williams, NP

Virtual UTI visit

5.0
(12)
Adult health
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She was fantastic. Definitely sticking with her for future appointments. :)"

Anyta Hicks-Williams, NP

Virtual vaginal infection visit

5.0
(12)
Adult health
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She was fantastic. Definitely sticking with her for future appointments. :)"

Amanda Seagraves, PA-C

Telehealth visit

5.0
(7)
Urgent care
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She listened very well and responded to my issue quickly. Would highly recommend."

Amanda Seagraves, PA-C

Virtual vaginal infection visit

5.0
(7)
Urgent care
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She listened very well and responded to my issue quickly. Would highly recommend."

Amanda Seagraves, PA-C

Virtual UTI visit

5.0
(7)
Urgent care
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"She listened very well and responded to my issue quickly. Would highly recommend."

Jacinta Wangui, DNP-FNP

Virtual vaginal infection visit

5.0
(34)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Jacinta is great. Friendly, polite, and I felt like I could tell her anything I needed to. What a great service, thank you"

Jacinta Wangui, DNP-FNP

Virtual UTI visit

5.0
(34)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Jacinta is great. Friendly, polite, and I felt like I could tell her anything I needed to. What a great service, thank you"

Jacinta Wangui, DNP-FNP

Telehealth visit

5.0
(34)
Family medicine
  • Available today
  • $5 MEDS
  • Highly rated
"Jacinta is great. Friendly, polite, and I felt like I could tell her anything I needed to. What a great service, thank you"

About Candida infection

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Candida is a common type of fungus that lives on and in the human body in small amounts. It is a type of yeast that likes to live in places like your mouth and belly, or on your skin. Candida can live on your body in small amounts without causing any problems, but certain environments can allow the yeast to grow out of control, causing an infection known as candidiasis.

Types of candidiasis include:

- Oropharyngeal Candidiasis (Often referred to as Thrush). Thrush occurs when the candida yeast spreads in the mouth. It is most common in newborns, elderly people, and people with weakened immune systems. Sometimes it will spread to the esophagus causing esophagitis.

- Genital Candidiasis (Genital Yeast Infection). An overgrowth of Candida in the genital area (typically the vagina) can lead to a genital yeast infection. While both men and women can get these infections, they are more common among women. Three out of four women will get a genital yeast infection at least once in their lifetime. Genital candidiasis can be caused by pregnancy, certain lubricants, spermicides, medications, or diabetes. The symptoms of a genital yeast infection tend to be itchiness, redness, or swelling of the vagina; pain or burning when you pee; and a white, cottage cheese-like discharge.

- Cutaneous Candidiasis (skin infection). This infection usually occurs in moist areas of the body that don’t receive much ventilation. A common form of skin infection is diaper rash. In adults, cutaneous candidiasis may occur in the skin between fingers or toes, the armpits, and the groin.

- Invasive Candidiasis. Invasive candidiasis occurs when the Candida fungus enters the bloodstream and infects the blood or internal organs, usually via contaminated medical devices (such as a central venous catheter). Unlike other forms of Candida infections, invasive candidiasis is a serious, potentially life-threatening infection, because it may affect the heart, brain, eyes, and bones. Invasive candidiasis most commonly occurs in patients with weakened immune systems, or patients undergoing long hospital stays.

Treatment Options

Candidiasis is normally treated with an antifungal medication. How the medication is taken or applied will depend on the area being treated. Your doctor will prescribe a specific treatment plan to you based on your age, health, the location of the illness, and other factors. Below is a list of common medications often prescribed for candida infections which a doctor or provider can prescribe for you for just $5 through SesameRx.

Below are treatment options for a candida infection. During your appointment, talk to your doctor about the treatment plan that's right for you.
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