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Is candidiasis serious?

Candidiasis is usually treatable, but can become very serious in people with immune deficiencies. The infection can spread to the internal organs and the blood. Severe cases can lead to blindness, fevers, shock, organ failure, and even death. Timely treatment with antifungal drugs is essential to keep the infection from progressing this far.

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