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What are the treatment options for candidiasis?

Candidiasis infection of the skin is usually treated with topical antifungal creams. For mild cases of candidiasis in the mouth, called thrush, treatment may consist of acidophilus supplements or rinsing the mouth with diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide solution. Vaginal candidiasis is usually treated with antifungal creams or suppositories. Oral antifungal drugs are used to treat recurring and severe candidiasis.

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