Diagnosis of Candida

Diagnosis of candida may require a physical exam and extensive stool and blood tests if the infection is chronic or severe. In most cases, a recounting of symptoms is often enough for a doctor to identify a candidal infection. An examination of the mouth along with a small swab sample of the area may be required to confirm the diagnosis of candida in children or adults. Diagnosis of vaginal infections may need a gynecological exam. 
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