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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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I'm on grain dairy/legume nut sugar candida free diet (nutritionist suggested it and still terribly constipated. What am i doing wrong? Help me please

I'm on grain dairy/legume nut sugar candida free diet (nutritionist suggested it and still terribly constipated. What am i doing wrong? Help me please

Fluid/veggies: Eat more vegetables and drink more fluids. You need about 7-9 servings of veggies a day to get the fiber to help with constipation. You also need about 45-60 ounces of fluid ( preferably water) a day to help the fiber work so you're not constipated. ...Read more

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How to know if u have candida w/o going to dr. Have gas & constipated w/mucus in stool when have bm. Im hypothyroid & wonder about a probiotic w/synth?

How to know if u have candida w/o going to dr. Have gas & constipated w/mucus in stool when have bm. Im hypothyroid & wonder about a probiotic w/synth?

Where ?: Candida/yeast can infect several areas of the body including mouth, esophagus, skin, vagina etc... White coating on the tongue or inside cheeks may be candida but the best way is to get your symptoms checked out by an expert to make sure there is nothing concerning going on. Once you know nothing "bad" is going on then you can use supplements and be assured that you are not masking anything. ...Read more

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Can I take a laxative for constipation with a over the counter pill called Azo for urinary tract infection/yeast infection?

Can I take a laxative  for constipation with a over the counter pill called Azo for urinary tract infection/yeast infection?

Yes that should be: ok. OTC laxatives should work for you but if they dont then see a healthcare provider for prescription stuff. Are you taking Azo for a diagnosed UTI? Azo will turn your urine orange. Be sure to drink lots of water/liquids to help keep the constipation from worsening or coming back. ...Read more

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Brown stool withYellow discoloration in lines on the surface, Yeast or mucus, no pain, gas, diarrhea or constipation, no foul smell, what is this?

Brown stool withYellow discoloration in lines on the surface, Yeast or mucus, no pain, gas, diarrhea or constipation, no foul smell, what is this?

Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

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Candida cause itching, how do I treat this?

If you haven't had a: Yeast infection before - have it definitively diagnosed by your physician or gynecologist. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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Addison disesase caused by candida overgrowth?

Addison disesase caused by candida overgrowth?

Where is overgrowth?: The common candida is present in everyone, as it lives with us. Haven't heard of it causing addison disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of UTI which caused by candida?

What are the symptoms of UTI which caused by candida?

Systemic Candida: Symptoms of candida pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, or epididymo-orchitis are little different from those of the same infections produced by other pathogens. Candiduria occurring in critically ill patients should initially be regarded as a marker for the possibility of invasive candidiasis. ...Read more

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Does peroxide rinse help prevent or cause oral candida?

No: Unfortuately its anti-mocrobial effect is fairly insignificant and would not be useful in the case of oral fungal infection. ...Read more

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Can an overabundance of candida yeast cause excessive belching?

Can an overabundance of candida yeast cause excessive belching?

No: Belching is caused by swallowing air, either intentionally or accidentally. Candida play no role. ...Read more

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Since advair is partially a sterioid, can taking advair cause candida?

Since advair is partially a sterioid, can taking advair cause candida?

Yes: Use of inhaled steroids like advair can cause oral thrush. Rinsing your mouth with water after use can help prevent this from happening. ...Read more

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What type of disease do they call candida vulvitis, and what causes it?

Candida: Is a yeast and infect the mucosa of the mouth , throat a and vulva and vagina . It sometimes invade the blood stream and causes serious infection . In your case the yeast is infecting the outer portion of your vagina . This is a very common and mild infection that can be eliminated by taking a single antifungal pill or couple of days of vaginal pills. ...Read more

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Can my "mild neutropenia" be from a fungal issue? Can something like candida cause neutropenia?

Can my "mild neutropenia" be from a fungal issue? Can something like candida cause neutropenia?

Neutropenia: Typically only overwelming (read ICU level sick) infections lead to neutropenia. The concern would be in the case of an ongoing "fungal issue" that the neutropenia has allowed for the establishment of a fungus. ...Read more

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Can candida die off cause chest pain? Recently started trying this and woke up this morning hurting. Yikes!!

Can candida die off cause chest pain? Recently started trying this and woke up this morning hurting. Yikes!!

Candida: I think you may have to explain what candida 'die off' means. There is no such thing; there is also no such candida illness that would cause internal infection or chest pain. Every single living human has candida on them and in them. This is not a disease. ...Read more

Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more


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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more