Candida Auris Infection – Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

Fungal infections like Candida Auris can transmitted easily so it is very important to follow the prevention methods along with the mentioned treatment.

Candida Auris is a rare deadly fungal infection that causes serious illness to the person. Candida Auris is a strain of fungi which is resistant to many of the conventional treatments, so it makes the most difficult to get treated. But Ayurveda offers a holistic approach to the treatment of all kinds of fungal infections, keep reading to find the precise treatment and prevention of Candida Auris infection. 

What is Candida Auris?

Candida Auris is a fungus that is largely grown, the most deadly, rare, and easily transmitted fungal infection. it is a strain of candida species, that can cause many infections and make the whole body ill. Research studies show that Candida Auris is not usually present in the body, unlike the other candida strains. 

Patients with Candida Auris infection should be very careful as it can be transmitted easily and pose a serious threat to life as it can degrade the complete health of the patients affecting almost all organs. 

How is Candida Auris Transmitted?

It can be transmitted from infected persons or infected places like hospitals or through medical devices like urinary catheters, feeding tubes, etc.

A research study on Candida Auris species has found that it can be majorly seen in patients with long hospital stays, recent surgery, or on continuous intake of antibiotics and it affects the skin, ear, urinary tract, and blood. The patients affected with Candida Auris were found to have weak immunity, underlying health complications, and prone to recurrent infections. 

Candida Auris Infection Symptoms

The following can be the symptoms of candida auris infection:

  • Pain or feeling of fullness in the ear, that’s why it is called Candida Auris infection.
  • Fever due to low immunity
  • Chills as it can infect the urinary tract and blood
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Blood infection craving pathway to other infections
  • Reduced body temperature 
  • Increased or altered heart rate
  • Other fungal infections.

Prevention of Candida Auris Infection

Now that we have known the root cause of the infection and the various modes of transmission, Prevention of Candida Auris Infection lies in our hands. We as Ayurveda experts at IAFA will share with you some prevention tips to follow to prevent future attacks of the infection. 

  • Maintain proper hygiene.
  • Always wash your hands before eating foods, on entering the home from outside, or after contacting infected surfaces. 
  • Maintain and take preventive measures while staying in hospital as it is mostly transmitted from hospitals. 
  • Boost your immunity to reduce its risk, as strongly immune persons are rarely to be affected by any of its effects. 
  • Healthcare providers should wear protective gear like gowns and gloves before contacting the patient. 
  • Isolating the patients with infection in separate rooms. 
  • The utensils and things used by infected persons should be isolated and properly sterilized. 
  • People should wash their hands with soap and water or alcohol-based sanitizers after touching the infected patients for the Prevention of Candida Auris Infection. 

Also Read:- Top 5 Home Remedies for Fungal Infections

Candida Auris Infection Treatment

Ayurveda offers the perfect treatment to prevent and treat Candida Auris infection by eliminating the root cause of the disease. The following are some of the herbs proven to be effective in the treatment of Candida Auris infection.

  • Cinnamon is proven to be more effective even if the fungus is resistant to conventional medicines. 
  • Neem is a detoxifier and antibacterial helps in fighting the infection. 
  • Turmeric helps boost immunity.
  • Giloy works as an immunomodulator in the body providing the body with needed immunity to fight against Candida Auris infection and fungal infections. 
  • Ashwagandha helps in the overall strengthening of the body that is deteriorating due to Candida Auris infection. 
  • Gandhak Rasayan is an ancient formulation for infections.
  • Manjistha is a herb, known to be antimicrobial as well as an immune modulator.
  • Nirgundi oil is one of the potent herbs that are quite effective against Candida Auris infection. 

Ayurveda also suggests an antifungal diet which is helpful in treating Candida Auris infection quickly. The Anticandida diet involves avoiding sugar and reducing carbohydrates. Increased intake of probiotics and fermented foods. These foods help in building healthy good gut bacteria, providing the body the strength needed to fight against Candida Auris infection. 

Food to Include in Candida Auris Infection

  • Lean proteins
  • Non-starchy carbohydrates
  • Probiotics
  • Gluten-free grains
  • Healthy fats

Food to Avoid in Candida Auris Infection

  • Sugars, a big NO
  • Carbohydrate-rich foods
  • Heavy meats
  • Dairy
  • Processed foods

We have just briefed what to take and what not to, if you want a detailed diet plan, please consult our Ayurveda expert and get a personalised Anticandida diet plan. 

Consult Online with Dr. Sahil Gupta (B.A.M.S., M.H.A.)

Wrapping Up!

Candida Auris infection is a rare but serious fungal infection and can be easily transmitted from one person to the other. Ayurveda helps in getting rid of the infection from its root cause with its herbs, anti-candida diet, and preventive measures. If you’re someone suffering from Candida Auris infection or if your friends or family are suffering, please consult our Ayurveda expert who has decades of experience in treating various fungal infections and living a life free from fungal infections.

Dr. Sahil Gupta completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda in Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) and Master’s Degree in Health Administration (MHA) India. He is Registered Ayurvedic Doctor & Vaidya in India having Registration No. 23780. He is the CEO and founder of IAFA. After completing BAMS, Dr. Sahil Gupta started practicing Ayruveda by giving prime importance to allergic disorders management. He became the first Ayurvedic doctor to cure Food Allergies through Ayurveda. Read More About Dr. Sahil Gupta.

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