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Management of oral candidosis


The most important source of Candida for human candidosis is man himself: asymptomatic carriage of Candida in the mouth is very common and does not require treatment. Oral candidosis becomes clinically significant only when there are local or systemic predisposing factors. We describe here the main clinical types of oral candidosis and their treatment.

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  • * Whether the condition should be called CANDIDIASIS or CANDIDOSIS is still debated.1 Most mycologists now call it CANDIDOSIS,2 and we follow their lead.