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A 33-year-old member asked:

can a vaginal yeast infection or the antibiotics you take for it cause white spots on throat?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Oral candidiasis: The white spots on your throat are probably thrush. That means you have a yeast infection in your mouth and probably your entire digestive tract. It's likely that yeast from your colon is reinfecting your vagina making it impossible to cure. It's also possible that you have a weakened immune system. This could be or become a serious problem. See your doctor soon.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Antibiotic, and: The big braod spectrum ones, imbalance the natural gut flora: what's left are resistant bacteria and yeasts and fungi that overgrow. Ketoconazole wipes the yeast out, but probiotic lactobaccili and yoghurt help restore benign organis to restore a symbiotic balance.

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My brother has a pe and a mass on lung with thyroid nodules. Never smoked. He is hospital 5 days INR still 1.1. Cat scan says possiable cancer. How will we know for sure ?

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Dr. William A Biermann
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Biopsy when stable: The current studies suggest that there may be a cancer. The source could be the lung or thyroid. This could also be benign, but with the pe it will need further workup. After the pe is stabilized a biopsy is the only way to know.

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