Deep breast pain during lactation: a case-control study in Sweden investigating the role of Candida albicans

Deep breast pain during lactation, with or without accompanying nipple pain and soreness continues to be anecdotally linked to infection by Candia albicans despite lack of robust evidence in the literature that C...
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research

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ConclusionThe findings suggest that the ASCUS are not always precursors of SIL, but they need periodical follow-up after every 6  months. This will be ideal management of ASCUS under low-resource settings.
Source: The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Perceiving the size, shape, position and movement of our limbs is essential to help us interact adequately with our environment. An extensive literature shows that chronic pain conditions are often accompanied by various distortions in body perception, which can include changes in perception of the size, shape and temperature of the painful limb11,17,18,22,36. In addition, alterations of the sense of limb position (assessed with the limb in a static posture) have also been observed1,11,33. For example, individuals with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) were shown to overestimate the angular position of their painful wr...
Source: The Journal of Pain - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionCette étude montre que la candidose vulvo-vaginale est fréquente chez les femmes enceintes suivies en gynécologie au niveau du centre hospitalier Mère et Enfant de Nouakchott.AbstractAimTo determine the prevalence and the associated risk factors of vulvovaginal candidiasis in pregnant women in Mauritania.Patients and methodThe study was carried out at the laboratory of the Mère et Enfant Center in Nouakchott, from November 1, 2016 to February 5, 2017. It concerned all pregnant women in the third trimester that came to the natal consultation at the gynecology service. These women...
Source: Journal of Medical Mycology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog LITFL • Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog - Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog aka Tropical Travel Trouble 009 The diagnosis of HIV is no longer fatal and the term AIDS is becoming less frequent. In many countries, people with HIV are living longer than those with diabetes. This post will hopefully teach the basics of a complex disease and demystify some of the potential diseases you need to consider in those who are severely immunosuppressed. While trying to be comprehensive this post can not be exhaustive (as you can imagine any patient with ...
Source: Life in the Fast Lane - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: Clinical Cases Tropical Medicine AIDS art cryptococcoma cryptococcus HIV HIV1 HIV2 PEP PrEP TB toxoplasma tuberculoma Source Type: blogs
ConclusionCette étude montre que la candidose vulvo-vaginale est fréquente chez les femmes enceintes suivies en gynécologie au niveau du centre hospitalier Mère et Enfant de Nouakchott.AbstractAimTo determine the prevalence and the associated risk factors of vulvovaginal candidiasis in pregnant women in Mauritania.Patients and methodThe study was carried out at the laboratory of the Mère et Enfant Center in Nouakchott, from November 1, 2016 to February 5, 2017. It concerned all pregnant women in the third trimester that came to the natal consultation at the gynecology service. These women...
Source: Journal of Medical Mycology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
This report highlights that candida pericarditis infection could occur as a late complication of colonic interposition. We also demonstrate the utility of using an echinocandin in treating this entity.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
Conclusions: In children with persistent symptomatic CDC, despite adequate antifungal therapy, administration of corticosteroids may yield rapid resolution of symptoms and decreased inflammatory markers. In patients who do not respond to steroids, the addition of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug should be considered.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Immunology Reports Source Type: research
g; T Abstract Endophthalmitis is a severe intraocular infection with potentially devastating consequences, such as becoming blind or loss of an eyeball. It can be exogenous (postoperative or posttraumatic) or endogenous. The most frequent causes of postoperative endophthalmitis are cataract surgery and intravitreal injections. Typical symptoms are pain and loss of visual acuity. Hypopyon and infiltration of the vitreous body with the loss of the red reflex are the most important clinical findings for endophthalmitis. The diagnosis is primarily clinical and supported by microbiological cultures and PCR from th...
Source: Der Ophthalmologe - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Ophthalmologe Source Type: research
In this study, we characterized the functions of the Csc1 homolog, orf19.4805, in Candida albicans. Orf19.4805 is a protein of 866 amino acids and 11 transmembrane domains, which shares 49% identity (69% similarity) in amino acid sequence with ScRsn1. Here, we demonstrate that deletion of the orf19.4805 gene causes C. albicans cells to be sensitive to SDS (sodium dodecyl sulfate) and antifungal drugs, and tolerance to zinc, manganese, and cadmium ions. Candida albicans cells lacking orf19.4805 show a defect in filamentation in vitro. Therefore, orf19.4805 is involved in the regulation of cation homeostasis and filamentation in C. albicans.
Source: Canadian Journal of Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Metin A, Dilek N, Bilgili SG Abstract Intertrigo is a common inflammatory dermatosis of opposing skin surfaces that can be caused by a variety of infectious agents, most notably candida, under the effect of mechanical and environmental factors. Symptoms such as pain and itching significantly decrease quality of life, leading to high morbidity. A multitude of predisposing factors, particularly obesity, diabetes mellitus, and immunosuppressive conditions facilitate both the occurrence and recurrence of the disease. The diagnosis of candidal intertrigo is usually based on clinical appearance. However, a range...
Source: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol Source Type: research
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