A 58-year-old member asked:
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How do I get rid of candida in the body? I always have a heavy white coating on my tongue also.

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
See a DR: Although there are good medicines to help with thush, and fungi elsewhere, more importantly...Why would you have this. To anyone with recurrent or diffuse yeast, i suggest being checked for other infections and diabetes. Some medications can also make a person prone to yeast (oral and inhaled steroids, for example), but even then extensive or recurrent yeast infections are rare.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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