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Does yeast in the stool have any connection to autism?

Does yeast in the stool have any connection to autism?

Yeast: Yeast can commonly be found in the stool. It has not scientifically been shown to relate to autism. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more


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Can you get autism from infections. Overgrowth of bacteria or yeast?

Can you get autism from infections. Overgrowth of bacteria or yeast?

Cause unknown: The cause of autism or autism spectrum as it is more commonly referred to these days is entirely unknown and therefore, anything you would like to propose could be considered a possibility. The only thing you would have to do is prove it. ...Read more

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My four-year-old autistic son had his stool analyzed. There was much yeast in it. Is this a symptom of leaky gut or can it cause brain fog?

My four-year-old autistic son had his stool analyzed.  There was much yeast in it. Is this a symptom of leaky gut or can it cause brain fog?

No: I have reviewed some lab reports from mega labs that propose a normal value and suggest treatments when this normal component of the poo is found above their normal values.This is pure pseudo-science or snake oil. It does reach the autism community and embraced by some.Of course they will want you to repeat the studies several times to see if treatment worked. ...Read more

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My four-year-old autistic son has a lot of yeast in his stool. Can this be a symptom of leaky gut syndrome or cause brain fog?

My four-year-old autistic son has a lot of yeast in his stool. Can this be a symptom of leaky gut syndrome or cause brain fog?

Myth: Everyone has yeast in their stool. It is ubiquitous in nature and comprises a variable part in the stool within hours of birth.It tends to increase in proportion after antibiotic use kills off good bacteria in the gut, and return to lower levels after the other gut germs rebalance. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between allergies, autism, leaky gut syndrome, candida, intestinal flora and antibiotics?

Is there a relationship between allergies, autism, leaky gut syndrome, candida, intestinal flora and antibiotics?

For some yes : For some children all of those things play a role in exacerbating symptoms and can be seen more frequently in a child who had many infections and antibiotics starting at a young age. Antibiotics kill the good as well as the bad bacteria in our guts and can disrupt the balance and lead to dysbiosis and inflammation which can be precursor for leaky gut and allergies. This is not specific to autism. ...Read more

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My dr gave me fluzancole for yeast 5 times and its not working my dr gave me a total of 6 diff kids of antibtics last yr will my body ever get normal?

My dr gave me fluzancole for yeast 5 times and its not working my dr gave me a total of 6 diff kids of antibtics last yr will my body ever get normal?

Fluconazole 5x???: I don't understand--- why five times? And what was the duration of treatment each time? Are you sure it is fungus that you are treating and nothing else? I would consult with a dermatologist. May be you need skin biopsy to first confirm the diagnosis and then treat it right. ...Read more

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How long does a normal yeast infection last for ?

How long does a normal yeast infection last for ?

Candida albicans: Infection of the vagina by a fungus called candida leads to whitish cottage cheese discharge and vaginal irritation. Once infected symptom might worsen with out treatment. With adequate treatment and precautions should resolve within 1 week to 10days. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a yeast infection last?

How long is it normal for a yeast infection last?

Yeast: It usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. For immune compromized people it could last longer. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a yeast infection last?

Antifungal meds: A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. It may take longer for those who are immunocompromised. ...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


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