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Candida Overgrowth

Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment What is Candida? Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida. Some species of Candida can cause infection in people; the most common is Candida albicans. Candida normally lives on the skin and inside the body, in places such as the mouth, throat, gut, and vagina, without causing any problems. Yeast may