Skin Infection due to Candida Home Care
Home care for candidiasis includes:
- Gently clean the skin twice a day:
- Use mild soap and water.
- Do not scrub the skin.
- Keep the skin dry in between cleansing.
- Clean your clothes in hot water.
- Do not scratch the skin: this can worsen the infection.
- Do not use corticosteroid cream.
- Apply topical antifungal medications:
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
Skin Infection due to Candida Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have candidiasis and any of the following:
- Worsening rash
- Worsening skin redness and pain:
- Cellulitis of the arm
- Cellulitis of the hand
- Cellulitis of the leg
- Cellulitis of the foot
- Cellulitis of the abdomen
- Cellulitis of the breast
- Red streaks spreading from an area of rash:
Continue to Skin Infection due to Candida Complications
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