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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Diarrhea: Candidal infections, are overgrowth of normal yeast cells, in the gut. It's often caused by antibiotic use. it usually causes diarrhea. Treatment is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Go to a believer: The only way to get diagnosed with this "condition" is to go to a doctor who believes it exists. However, i don't recommend that approach, since ther ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Be more discerning: You're an adult and I hope that you don't actually believe everything that you read. This is not only obviously false (why do different people get dif ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Neither: C. Parapsilosis cause inhospital blood infections-potentially fatal. H pylori lives in stomach, can cause ulcers, inflammation, can be prerequisite fo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Candidal overgrowth: This urban myth has not been scientifically proven, but it has not been disproved. The "balance" between bacterial flora and yeast cells in the intes ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Lactobacillus species are in cultured unpasteurized yogurt. In your gut you have hundreds or thousands of different organisms all in competition with ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can help prevent it: If you really have a yeast infection in the GI tract you will need long term anti yeast medication, you need to see a GI doctor.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Never heard of it: Yeast in the guts is normal (also in the mouth). Overgrowth of yeast is often related to recent antibiotic usage. Leaking gut syndrome is a rare condi ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Yeast is normally present in the stool and may account for 5% of the dry weight.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHADRA SHAH
51 years experience in Gynecology
Abd. discomfort and: Abdominal discomfort and diarrhea.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Possible infection: Yes- possible in the face of a serious bowel infection.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Brewers yeast. : If your stomach acid is a normal level, then brewers yeast should be killed there.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Giunta
53 years experience in Family Medicine
Blood sugar test: Need to determine if pt is diabetic or has family history of diabetes.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Breath test/culture: Sibo is diagnosed by a hydrogen breath test or by directly culturing bacteria from a small intestine sample. The most common symptoms are excess gas, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
SBO: The major issue is with B-12 which is absorbed in the last part of the small bowel, and patients may then develop a megaloblastic anemia with large re ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
?: What on earth is that?
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
See Integrative Dr.: Sibo can cause many things. The best bet is to consult with an integrative physician, who specializes in this near you. You had an appendectomy in the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
A few things: Lowered immune status, use of steroids and antibiotics.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Shouldn't: It is a usual inhabit of the colon microbiome so it should not cause diarrhea. Sibo dose indeed cause diarrhea but lactobacillus is not believed to be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
20 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes.: If by stomach you mean the lower abdomen, yes, urinary infection can cause burning pain. But if the pain is worse or continues, you have to be seen by ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Similar: In ibs the bowel is normal, just misbehaving. In scleroderma, the bowel is abnormal. Ibs can be cramping, constipation, diarrhea. Scleroderma is usual ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcer ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Motola
12 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: An EGD or gastroscope or upper endoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy can detect all three via tissue biopsy

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