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Does Taking Nystatin Cause Die Off If You Are Positive For Intestinal Yeast
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
She was given nystatin for a yeast infection and was told she has an overgrowth of yeast in her intestine but her rash isnt getting any better in 3 wk?
I have oral, intestinal and vaginal candida. Can i take oral nystatin for several weeks, if is necessary?
Yes, even longer: Oral Nystatin is a remarkably safe medicine. Successful treatment of candidiasis often takes several months and it is safe to take Nystatin for months or even years. Besides Nystatin it is necessary to follow a diet low in sugars and simple carbs and to take probiotics. Consider anti-fungal herbs as well. See http://huff.To/15mbzao ; http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl. ...Read more
What can cause vaginal itching in the area above the clitoris/pubic bone area? Pcp said was yeast used (nystatin, triamcinolone) w no luck.
Use petroleum jelly.: At age 30, yeast (candida) would be at the top of my list, however contact dermatitis from soaps, lubricants, spermicides, reaction to detergents (used to wash clothing) to the medication given itself can cause itching. Group b strep which is a common colonizer can also cause irritation. It would help to obtain bacterial/fungal culture. Meanwhile use petroleum jelly, stop using soaps. See gyn/der. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat yogurt while taking Nystatin tablets? (Tablets prescribed for an external vaginal skin yeast infection)
Fluconazole: Yes. Fine to take together and should not cause a problem. Keep your yogurt high in probiotics and make sure it is an active culture yogurt. ...Read more