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Doctor insights on: Could A Bout Of Systemic Candida Infection Have Caused My Celiac Disease

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Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

In celiac disease, the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten-like proteins in rye and barley) resulting in damage to the small intestine. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Typically, people with celiac disease have loose stools, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, weight loss, poor weight gain ...Read more


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Can anal fissures/unsettled stomach/vaginal yeast infections be related to a gluten intolerance/celiac disease?

Can anal fissures/unsettled stomach/vaginal yeast infections be related to a gluten intolerance/celiac disease?

Yes: These symptoms can be associated with celiac disease, but not necessarily. There are simple blood tests that can help rule it out, see your physician. ...Read more

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I have celiac disease, can a rotavirus infection cause complications?

I have celiac disease, can a rotavirus infection cause complications?

Usually not: Rotavirus is a short-lived viral infection. It can wreak havoc on the GI tract and cause some dehydration but there is no correlation between the two diseases. ...Read more

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I'm not allowed to have sugar cause of recurring candida infection but my is sugar to low . So how can I not have sugar?? What's the best advice

I'm not allowed to have sugar cause of recurring candida infection but my is sugar to low . So how can I not have sugar?? What's the best advice

Diabetes: Do you have a diagnosis of diabetes? Patient with diabetes and high sugar levels in the blood are at an increased risk for recurrent yeast infections. If you are a diabetic try to stay away from high carbohydrate/sugar containing foods. If your sugars are well controlled then don`t worry! ...Read more

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Can candida infection cause fast heartbeat! Which Dr can tell if have infection or not , my Reg doc doesn't believe in it ?

Gyn can dx yeast: Hi Stephanie, A candida infection, fortunately takes place in and around the vagina. Thankfully this is where all the symptoms occur. I do not believe that a rapid heart rate is related. Yeast normally live in the vagina but when they increase in number we call this an infection. It is really an overgrowth of something that is normally there. A Gyn would be a great choice to treat your infe ...Read more

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What can I take to treat a severe Candida infection that will not affect my hypokalemia?

Alternatively...: Why not ask your doctor to prescribe you potassium supplementation if you have to take a certain medication you are concerned about? ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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


Yeast (Definition)

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