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Unformatted text preview: • Dysphagia may present due to oesophageal infection or due to pain caused orally Genital symptoms • Vaginitis can occur is Candia colonises the vagina o Thick white curd like discharge o Intense itching and soreness o Swelling Causes Candidiasis is caused by the fungal species Candida albicans. The different species of Candida invade the mucosal lining using hyphae creating the superficial infection. The infection may have an iatrogenic cause (following taking a course of antibiotics) but can indicate other problems such as reduced immunity (HIV) or endocrine dysfunction (Diabetes, Addison’s and Hypoparathyroidism)....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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