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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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What is the best way to recover from candida blood infection?

What is the best way to recover from candida blood infection?

Aggressive treatment: If candida gets into the blood, it can be quite severe, even life threatening. You need aggressive treatment with antibiotics that treat fungus. ...Read more

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How to check if somebody nas candida? Blood test? Urine?

Doctor exam: Candida occurs normally on the skin and mouth and GI tract , women's genital tract. Exam by an md is needed along with tests occasionally candida causes a life threatening infection in the bloodstream, in postoperative and critically i'll patients with complex illnesses diagnosis of candida is made by md or blood tests, chronic candida syndrome had not been scientifically proven. ...Read more

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I have just started dating a man that has told me that he was born with candida in his blood .Will this affect me? I have osteo-arthritis.

I have just started dating a man that has told me that he was born with candida in his blood .Will this affect me? I have osteo-arthritis.

Confusing story: Few infants would survive a blood borne candida infection 3-5 decades ago although some do now. It is possible but i think he may be confused with the terminology.Regardless, the process is long since gone & would not affect you in any way today. ...Read more

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How can I go about treating so many issues at once: lyme, candida, interstitial cystitis, high blood uric acid and urine protein, hypothyroidism, etc.

How can I go about treating so many issues at once: lyme, candida, interstitial cystitis, high blood uric acid and urine protein, hypothyroidism, etc.

Holistic approach: Unraveling multiple issues is complex & a bit like a game of pick up sticks- you need to be careful about the order. Lyme & candida may be the cause of ic, but it may be necessary to detox heavy metals to treat those. Antibiotics for lyme can aggravate candida.It's best to start with basic support- balance hormones, detox, correct nutrient deficiencies.I advise working with a skilled holistic doc. ...Read more

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Can candida show up in a blood test?

Can candida show up in a blood test?

Depends: There is a kind of blood infection in which yeast (Candida) grows in the blood, it is a serious complication in those whose immune system is not functioning normally or who have another serious critical illness. The organism can be detected in the blood in those cases at times. Other kinds of less serious skin or mucous membrane yeast infections do not show up in the blood. ( such as oral thrush) ...Read more

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Is there an accurate blood test for candida?

Is there an accurate blood test for candida?

Culture: A culture from the site with suspected candida infection is the usual way to make the diagnosis. Blood test is not necessary except in unusual cases of disseminated candidiasis. ...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