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5 yeast infections in 5 months. in last month, warm tingling in soles of feet. no weight loss. call pcp and ask for blood work? what could it be?

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Dr. David Howard answered

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Verify your yeast: Are these documented yeast infections? By that I mean were tests performed to confirm the yeast. If not, you may not have a yeast infection. In addition, it might be a yeast that will not respond to the usual medications. If confirmed and you do not have an atypical yeast, you should be screened for diabetes and immune disorders. Frequent antibiotic and oral contraceptives can be an issue.

Answered 7/30/2014

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Dr. Randy Baker answered

Specializes in Holistic Medicine

Rule out diabetes &: Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis, a common side effect of antibiotics & hormones including birth control pills, but could also be due to diabetes. It is treated with a low starch diet, probiotics & antifungal drugs or herbs. See http://huff.to/15mbzAO A holistic or integrative physician can help guide your treatment.

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