A fungal infection typically on the skin or mucous membranes caused by candida.


Candidiasis is an infection with a fungus belonging to the genus candida. It typically occurs on the skin or mucous membranes. Examples include the mouth (oral thrush) and the vagina (yeast infection).


Symptoms vary depending on the area affected but may include creamy, white lesions or discharge.


Treatment is often antifungal medication.

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