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Treatment for candidiasis involves improving and strengthening the immune system. In the case of diabetes, there is also a critical need to regulate the condition's complications and control hyperadrenocorticism. If your cat has any indwelling catheters, they must be removed. Medications that are typically used to treat candidiasis are applied to the skin or to otherwise affected areas.
After the symptoms of candidiasis have subsided, treatment should be continued for two more weeks, ideally. Then, a culture of the infected areas must be re-taken to determine if the condition has been resolved. Because candidiasis is often symptomatic of an underlying disease, such as diabetes, it is of utmost importance that such diseases are controlled.
There are currently no known preventative measures.
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
The tubular shaft found between the kidneys and the bladder
The creation of an opening between the skin and the urethra by surgical means
A medical condition; implies that the patient is unable to completely empty their bladder
A type of fungus that produces buds
Something that is related to the whole body and not just one particular part or organ
The ability to create a disease where a disease might not normally be found, usually due to an ill timed or unlikely weakness
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine
A condition in which the skin becomes inflamed
An increase in the number of bad white blood cells
A decrease in the number of neutrophilic leukocytes in an animal’s blood
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
The area between the vulva and anus or scrotum and anus