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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Olive leaf extract: There is always a sales pitch for otc cures which have not been subjected to controlled trials, and the snake oil purveyors still make a profit. Not ... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
It has no: effect on the thyroid or on candida. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Many midwifes will recommend massaging the area beneath the vagina and rectum (the perineum) with olive oil in the last weeks of pregnancy to reduce t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other w ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Candida …: Or "yeast" is a fungus that is present in our surroundings & on our bodies. In women, it is found in the vagina & normally controlled by bacteria (lac ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, va ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Viren Sawant
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Fungal infection: depending on the location and the treatment being used
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Candida are yeast: These are a whole class of fungi that grow as 'yeast'. They can cause disease in certain situations. Usually those patients have some sort of underlyi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yeast overgrowth: Candida is a very common yeast found in the mouth, intestine, vagina, and skin. It can occasionally cause infection such as vaginal yeast infections. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Candida vs. SIBO: Candida is a yeast. SIBO is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and represents an overgrowth of bacteria that should not be found in the small int ... Read More

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