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Hypertrophic candidiasis

Hypertrophic candidiasis, also known as chronic hyperplastic candidiasis, is a non-cancerous condition caused by infection of the fungus Candida. This condition is characterized by the development of flat, white growths on the surface of the tissue in the oral cavity. The diagnosis is typically based on clinical examination and may involve microscopic examination or culture …
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Candida esophagitis

What is Candida esophagitis? Candida esophagitis is a medical condition caused by infection of the esophagus by the fungus Candida. The infection leads to inflammation which damages tissue on the inside of the esophagus. Other names for this condition include esophageal candidiasis and thrush. What causes Candida esophagitis? Candida esophagitis is caused by infection of …
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Esophagitis

Esophagitis means inflammation in the tissue lining the inside of the esophagus. The esophagus is a long hollow tube that starts at the back of your throat and ends at the top of your stomach. Swallowed food travels down the esophagus into the stomach. What are the symptoms of esophagitis? Patients with esophagitis often suffer …
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