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Can the intestines develop a yeast overgrowth and if so is it treatable with otc products?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Intestinal overgrowth is possible but is not treatable by OTC medication. You should seen a gastroenterologist if you suspect an overgrowth syndrome.
Dr. Dharamsi Shah
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Intestinal yeast inf: Take yogurt in your diet. You can also take butter milk. This will help curb yeast infection. Intestine can develop yeast infection if you change intestinal flora - bacteria by taking antibiotics or if you have infections which cause lack of immunity.

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