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What is the condition called candida?

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2017-12-06 22:40:57

Candida, or candida albicans, is a type of yeast that is a

normal part of your gut flora; just one member of a group of up to

1000 different species live in your digestive tract. Candidiasis

(or thrush) is the disease that is caused by an overgrowth of

candida, usually in exposed moist parts of the body like; the

mouth, vagina, penis, nipples, or folds of skin.

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