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Mucocutaneous Candidiasis

Mucocutaneous Candidiasis


Thrush Fungal Infection – Mucocutaneous Candidiasis


What is Mucocutaneous Candidiasis? 
It refers to a condition caused by a fungus from the candida family that develops an infection of the mouth, nails, skin, and at times other organs.


Who is affected? 
Mucocutaneous candidiasis– affects infants, starts usually before 3 years and young adults, is rarely seen in adults with other diseases.


What are the symptoms?

  • Oral Thrush
  • Thrush lesions in the esophagus, causes pain and difficulty swallowing
  • Lesions on the larynx, causing hoarse voice
  • Fingernails and toenails – painful, reddened, and tense swelling at the base or along the sides
  • Reddened, irritated areas seen under the arms, groin, breasts, vagina.These areas are often itchy and uncomfortable
  • Hard and horn-like lesions with a reddened base, on the skin, scalp, and trunk
  • In very rare occasions infection of deeper organs or in the blood.


How is it diagnosed?

  • Examination under a microscope shows the presence of candida
  • Blood samples.


What is the treatment?
Topical therapy, including clotrimazole troches or nystatin, oral fluconazole is as effective. Itraconazole, Ketoconazole are less effective than fluconazole

For effective treatment of esophageal candidiasis a 14-21-day course of either fluconazole or itraconazole solution is highly effective.

Caspofungin and voriconazole are effective in treating esophageal candidiasis among HIV-1-infected patients, fluconazole remains the preferred agent.

Uncomplicated vaginal infection is treated with:

  • Topical clotrimazole for 3-7 days
  • Topical nystatin
  • Oral Itraconazole
  • Oral fluconazole 1 dose.


How much does the treatment for Candidiasis cost?

The cost of the treatment depends on the treatment modality. In general, the consultation charges are about INR 1000/-.


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The Esthetic Clinic is a world class center dedicated to skin care and plastic surgery of the entire body – and specializes in housing an experienced Dermatologist, Dr. Rinky Kapoor, who can provide world class Skin Treatments, for skin diseases and make your skin look beautiful. So if you want to go ahead and get your hair, skin, and nails treated, The Esthetic Clinic is the best option for you.


A lot of our patients visit us from Hyderabad, New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Cochin, Trichy, Bhopal, Indore, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and many other cities in India. Many of our consumers (medical tourism) also come in from the USA, Singapore, Dubai, Qatar, Canada, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritius, UK, South Africa and many other top countries in the world.

Locally, from Mumbai and the surrounding areas, we cater to consumers from Thakur Village, Thakur Complex, Kandivali, Borivali, Dahisar, Andheri, Dadar, Malad, Powai, South Mumbai, Worli, Thane, Bandra, Santacruz, Chembur, Navi Mumbai, Mira Road, Bhayender, Vashi, Panvel, as we have multiple centers in Mumbai.



About Dr. Rinky Kapoor

Dr. Rinky Kapoor- Best Dermatologists in Mumbai, India

Dr. Rinky Kapoor, Co-founder of The Esthetic Clinic, is one of the best dermatologists in the world & currently practices in Mumbai, India. Dr. Rinky Kapoor is a Consultant Cosmetic Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Trichologist at S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, India. Dr. Kapoor is trained at the National Skin Centre, Singapore & at Stanford University, USA. A celebrity skin doctor, Dr. Rinky Kapoor has won many honors such as “Best Dermatologist Mumbai”, “Top 10 Cosmetologist India”, etc for her evidence based expert dermatology care, affordable & reliable skin care, hair care & nail care …Read more

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