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Candida In Blood
I've been dairy, gluten and mostly sugar free for 4 weeks and was also given Diflucan every other day for 1 week (3 wks ago) to treat Candida overgrowth. Blood sugar numbers are normal. I'm experiencing faintness and tingling in hands and feet now.
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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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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