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If you have reoccurring yeast infections, does this likely mean you have excess candida inside the rest of your body (ex gut)?

If you have reoccurring yeast infections, does this likely mean you have excess candida inside the rest of your body (ex gut)?

Possibly stress: Sometimes, imbalance of body's organisms (yeast, bacteria, etc) occurs with stress as well as after antibiotics. Try adding probiotics (trader joe's brand very good and inexpensive). ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Could lower abdomen soreness be a sign of yeast infection?

Not normally a: Symptom of a vaginal yeast infection. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Do you need to treat yeast in gut to keep from getting vaginal yeast infections from coming back?

Do you need to treat yeast in gut to keep from getting vaginal yeast infections from coming back?

No.: Yeast in gut has no relationship to vaginal yeast infections. Recurrent yeast infections should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more

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Im 18'years old, female was diagnosed yeast infection two weeks ago and now i feel fullness/soreness (but no pain) on my right lower abdomen?

Im 18'years old, female was diagnosed yeast infection two weeks ago and now i feel fullness/soreness (but no pain) on my right lower abdomen?

Yeast infection: If you have a vaginal yeast infection this should not be producing abdominal tenderness and fullness. Go and get examined. It is highly unlikely that these two things are related, and you really want to find out what is producing your symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a gut yeast infection cause bubbling abdomen , chronic sinusitis , gas and fatigue ?

Can a gut yeast infection cause bubbling abdomen , chronic sinusitis , gas and fatigue ?

Yeast infection: Yes, a yeast infection in your intestinal tract can cause all of those symptoms. Yeast loves sugars and carbs and produce gas when they consume them. Any chronic sinus infection is suspect for having yeast or a fungus as a component. See a doctor if you want an evaluation and treatment. In the meantime, cut your carbs drastically to stop feeding the yeast. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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