Related conditions of yeast infection (candidiasis) include a number of health areas. Diabetes and other immune disorders can provide the opportunity for the candida fungus to grow excessively. Obesity also leads to a number of conditions affecting the immune system. Diseases that require antibiotics may correspond indirectly to developing a yeast infection because the drugs also kill the body’s natural antifungal bacteria.
Thrush, a yeast infection of the membrane that lines the mouth and tongues, can lead to some complications such as arthritis, bulging eyes, esophagitis and the more serious disorders of meningitis and heart problems