A 25-year-old female asked:
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what is the cause of reoccurring yeast infections and also vaginal flatulence? the yeast i've been having 2 years. also had h.pylori too

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Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Lifestyle change: See a functional medicine doctor and a nutritionist. Your body is out of balance in pH, nutrition, gut bacteria, and possibly other areas.
Answered on Feb 19, 2015
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Antibiotics: Recurrent vaginal yeast is usually caused by yeast overgrowth in our intestines, known as intestinal candidiasis. This is a common side effect of antibiotics & hormones including birth control pills. It is treated with a low starch diet, probiotics & antifungal drugs or herbs. See http://tinyurl.com/234ag4b A holistic or integrative physician can help guide your treatment.
Answered on May 4, 2017

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