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can probiotics nystatins be taken together for candida

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No single best way: Different strains of candida are sensitive/resistant to diff. Treatments so there is no single best way. It is ideal to do a culture with a lab like g ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Esquivel
35 years experience Holistic Medicine
Diet & probiotic: I agree with the previous doctor. A low carbohydrate diet with particular stress on avoiding simple sugars is the best "home remedy" along with probi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
34 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes,they go together: Yes, it is good to take probiotics (I usually recommend full fat plain yogurt ) together with Nistatin. You may not feel well if too much candida dies ... Read More
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Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes, is it OK to take both at the same time. Nystatin will kill Candida and probiotics will repopulate your gut with good bacteria.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
About a week: Most time the yeast is easily cleared up but because of constant exposure sometimes it can take longer.. Good diaper care is very important.
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Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
35 years experience Pediatrics
Up to a week: Nystatin is avery good treatment for diaper yeast infections but it can take a week to work.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Diaper treatment: Wash affected area with soap and water. Use a hair drier to make sure she is meticulously dry. Leave her bottom open to the air. Use a goose neck lamp ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
It depends: ...mostly on where your candida infection is. Candida is usually treated with an antifungal agent, such as ketoconazole, for example. Prrobiotics in ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you can get into: the billions that is ideal.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
No because:: The concept of Candida overgrowth in the gut causing multiple symptoms is not supported by science and is not a recognized medical illness. Nor is the ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antifungal: Next step would be taking an antifungal medication. Nystatin is effective and is by far the safest. If that doesn't work i'd have to ask you what do y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: That cannot be assumed to be true, because almost NONE of the probiotic supplements have scientific studies proving a particular supplement at particu ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No: probiotics usually stimulate and supplement GI bacteria to help with digestion.

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