Candidiasis Hypersensitivity Syndrome

A controversial condition attributed to an overgrowth of Candida albicans on mucosae, especially of in the vagina and GI tract
Aetiology Candidiasis hypersensitivity syndrome has been linked to various agents, ranging from overuse of antibiotics to oral contraceptives and pregnancy
Diagnosis Based on a questionnaire, rather than blood or tissue studies
Management Nystatin
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In 1990, Dismukes and coworkers published a study of nystatin for candidiasis hypersensitivity syndrome. The trial involved 42 women with a history of Candida vaginitis and unexplained polysomatic symptoms.
(12.) Candidiasis hypersensitivity syndrome. Executive Committee of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology.