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Candida Gut Infection
If you have reoccurring yeast infections, does this likely mean you have excess candida inside the rest of your body (ex gut)?
Yeast: Yeasts are normal inhabitants of your GI tract. Yeast can certainly overgrow in areas such as the vagina when the regular bacteria than live there are killed off, usually after a round of antibiotics. Yeasts are everywhere around us but generally not inside the rest of your body. People with true systemic yeast infections are incredibly ill and usually have a defective immune system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Are there any natural remedies which can be used for fungal infection of lung and guts if one suspects candida and or fungal infection of lungs?Thanks
Unlikely Dx: That would be a very unusual diagnosis unless you were highly immunosuppressed. ...Read more
I have cleared all symptoms of my yeast infection but one. Yes, my gut and diet are in order. How can I rid the infection in my urethra?
Could dry itchy shins with depigmented spots be caused by a fungal infection linked to a yeast imbalance in the gut rather than simple psoriasis?
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
What's causing me to spot and feeling pain on my lower left abdomen while treating my yeast infection? (Already have my menstrual for this month)
See your GYN: Without examining you there is no way to know. ...Read more
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?
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