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Candida Cure

Other Considerations

There are currently a number of over-the-counter (OTC) treatments available for Candida. As a result, more women are diagnosing and treating themselves for yeast infections. However, misdiagnosis is common. Studies have shown that as many as two-thirds of all over-the-counter treatment medicines sold are used by women without the disease.
Overuse of these antifungal medications can increase the chance that they will eventually not cure a Candida infection (the fungus develops resistance to medications). Therefore, it is important to be sure of the diagnosis before treating with over-the-counter or other antifungal medications.
Last reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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