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Intestinal Yeast Infection Symptoms
Yes: Yeast in small numbers also live in the large intestine. Some people can get an overgrowth of yeast in the colon, usually due to taking antibiotics or taking in too much sugar - such as sweets, carbs, pop, fruit juice, alcohol. Yeast overgrowth occurs when something decreases the normal bacteria in the colon, then yeast overgrow, occasionally cause an infection, and cause vaginal yeast. ...Read more
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?
Haven't had a normal bowel movement for months and now have yeast infection and taking antifungal medication?
Yeast infection: These two entities are probably unrelated. If you have another question it is not clear from your input. Rephrase if necessary. ...Read more
Severe cramps during menstrual cycle, short periods, recurring yeast infection, painful bowel movement, cramp after orgasm. What could this be?
Why do I get dizzy, have a yeast infection, gassy, frequent urination, & bowel movements a lot? Had sex oct 22, 2015. Too soon to do pregnancy test?
You should check: the pregnancy test 2-3 weeks after the initial intercourse, and if that is negative check again 1 week after. Given those symptoms the reason could be anything, ranging from pregnancy to indigestion to Urinary tract infection to PMS. Though PMS frequently brings about headaches and body ache. ...Read more
Vaginal yeast infx: A vaginal yeast infection is a type of vaginitis — inflammation of the vagina — characterized by vaginal irritation, intense itchiness and vaginal discharge. A vaginal yeast infection affects your vagina and the tissues at the opening to your vagina (vulva). Vaginal yeast infection — also called vaginal candidiasis — is very common, and easily treatable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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