Systemic candidiasis

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What is systemic candidiasis?

Yeast infections is another name for fungal infections caused by any of the Candida species. Candida albicans is the most common. Systemic Candidiasis is an infection found throughout the body. Patients with immune-compromising conditions are at a greater risk to a yeast infection.

Common symptoms reported by people with systemic candidiasis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with systemic candidiasis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Nystatin topical)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mucinex DM)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Glutathione (IV))
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (1)

Data from patients with systemic candidiasis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with systemic candidiasis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Nystatin topical)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mucinex DM)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Glutathione (IV))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
systemic candidiasis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with systemic candidiasis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has systemic candidiasis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 2
30s 27
40s 20
50s 19
60s 22
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 13
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 13
Female 82

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 43
Not Diagnosed 14

These charts show data from systemic candidiasis patients who have completed their condition history
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