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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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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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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

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