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What could white spots be in my stool? I've started candida diet &sense starting it/ looks like little white small puffs all in stool- hundreds ???

What could white spots be in my stool? I've started candida diet &sense starting it/ looks like little white small puffs all in stool- hundreds ???

Have you travelled: lately? Sound like eggs possibly parasitic. You need a stool exam for "ova and parasites" Speak with your Primary Care Professional! Hope this helps Dr Z ...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


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I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

See an ID doctor: If you are an adult, not diabetic or on antibiotics or steroids and have thrush you must be tested for HIV disease and have your immunity assessed. Thrush seldom occurs in normal adults, and particularly when it fails to respond to standard treatment it is an ominous sign. ...Read more

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Dry, rough hoarse throat for 4wks. Dr says no candida etc. No lymph up. Slight chesty cough. White spots deep one tonsil and one red patch. Scared!

Dry, rough hoarse throat for 4wks. Dr says no candida etc. No lymph up. Slight chesty cough. White spots deep one tonsil and one red patch. Scared!

Post-nasal drainage: Your symptoms are probably just due to some post-nasal drainage which can cause throat pain/irritation and cough. Red and white sports on tonsils are not too concerning. The white spot is likely debris (called a tonsillolith). They are annoying but not dangerous. The red patch is probably from irritation from the drainage. Try antihistamine or steroid nose spray. ...Read more

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I have spots on the insides of my thighs that itch like crazy! is it dry skin or could it be linked to my candida overgrowth? (i'm about 95% paleo)

I have spots on the insides of my thighs that itch like crazy! is it dry skin or could it be linked to my candida overgrowth? (i'm about 95% paleo)

See a dermatologist: Why candida overgrowth? There is always a reason. Beware of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as it is a sleeping pill and will not reduce your itch. Claims for "paleo" diet do not make sense to scientists or physicians. You may have a type of intertrigo. Are you very heavy? ...Read more

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Had a yeast infection 2 weeks ago. I took the pill prescribed and everything cleared. Now I feel itchy again and I see 2 white spots. What is wrong?

Had a yeast infection 2 weeks ago. I took the pill prescribed and everything cleared. Now I feel itchy again and I see 2 white spots. What is wrong?

Yeast again.: The yeast infection may not have been completely treated by one pill. Try the over-the-counter yeast meds for 7 days and see if goes away. Or see doc for further treatment. Avoid animal products with added hormones and antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose a yeast infection in males? I had unprotected sex with my gf while she thought she had a Y.I. Now I have white spots on my penis..

How do you diagnose a yeast infection in males? I had unprotected sex with my gf while she thought she had a Y.I. Now I have white spots on my penis..

Swab: Men can have candida infection of the penis and it is called balanitis. It typically manifest as white itchy patches on the glans of the penis. To confirm the diagnosis, the doctor may swab around glans penis and under the foreskin, and send this sample for laboratory culture of the organism and the typical microscopic appearance of the spores and hyphae ...Read more

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How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

How to get rid of white yeast spots on skin?

Sun Spots: Sun spots or tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection often seen in young adults especially in the hotter sunnier months. Otc creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) can help as can selenium sulfide lotion applied daily for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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Getting white spots on the skin?

Getting white spots on the skin?

Several Causes: White spots on skin have many causes. In folks older than 40, the main cause is sun damage called " idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis". It happes mostly on the forearms and shins. Other causes include vitiligo, postinflammatory hypopigmentation, medication or chemical leukoderma, and finally hypopigmented mycosis fungoides ( a type of skin lymphoma). I would have you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of white spots on your skin?

What is the best way to get rid of white spots on your skin?

That depends...: ...On what is causing them. If you have a skin fungus such as tinea versicolor, an antifungal treatment will do the trick. If you have a skin conditon such as vitiligo there is no cure but a dermatologist may help slow down the pigment loss. ...Read more

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I have a lot of these white spots on my skin.. How to get rid of them?

I have a lot of these white spots on my skin.. How to get rid of them?

These would need: to be visualized at minimum to get an accurate diagnosis. The diagnosis would determine the recommendations. ...Read more

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What can I do about white spots on my skin of my arm? It appears brighter when i'm in the sun.

What can I do about white spots on my skin of my arm? It appears brighter when i'm in the sun.

Many causes possible: Without examining you it is not possible to say for sure. Vitiligo can cause what you describe along with some fungal infections (tinea versicolor). When your surrounding normal skin naturally tans, the white spots don't, so they can appear brighter. See a dermatologist to help diagnose and propose a possible treatment. Sometimes this kind of a problem can be permanent. ...Read more

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Having white spots and looks like layer of the sking is pealing off and there is swelling in the lower part of pennies head. is there any problem with?

Having white spots and looks like layer of the sking is pealing off and there is swelling in the lower part of pennies head. is there any problem with?

SKIN PEELING+++++: IF HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE HEAD OF YOUR PENIS (NOT PENNIES), SEE YOUR DOCTOR. I DONT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THEM. TO PLAY SAFE AND SEE A DOCTOR. ...Read more

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What does white spots on my skin mean?

What does white spots on my skin mean?

White spots on the s: There are as many causes of white spots on the skin as there are patients that have them. Everything from fungi to genetic or unknown causes can make white spots. Various depigmenting disorders can also make them. There's no way to tell you what's causing yours unless you see a dermatologist and have the diagnosis made. ...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