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Doctor insights on: Nutritional Yeast Allergic Reaction

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Herpes, yeast infection, or allergic reaction, how can I tell the difference?

Herpes, yeast infection, or allergic reaction, how can I tell the difference?

Skin eruptions: You may not be able to tell the difference without a course in dermatology. Let your doctor see this and make the diagnosis, good luck. ...Read more

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Had a allergic reaction to clyndamicin 10 months ago and have been battling yeast infections and BV every month since then...What to do? Been to gynos

Had a allergic reaction to clyndamicin 10 months ago and have been battling yeast infections and BV every month since then...What to do? Been to gynos

Yogurt: An old fashioned remedy that women still do today is use plain (no sugar added) yogurt. Using your fingers, you can place a small amount of it up into your vagina for a few days. If you google "yogurt bacterial vaginosis" you'll be surprised by how many people talk about it. ...Read more

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Does an allergic reaction to a body wash, soap or shower gel cause a yeast infection in your vagina?

Does an allergic reaction to a body wash, soap or shower gel cause a yeast infection in your vagina?

Possible: I definitely know people who have very sensitive genitalia to different chemicals including ones you just mentioned. Make sure you don't get those inside when you are showering. Try to use plain water. If you already have discharge/discomfort/symptoms, seek help, as you may need to have them treated. ...Read more

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Will triamcinolon acetonide cream help the yeast infection I have under my breast I was given powder but had an allergic reaction to it?

Will triamcinolon acetonide cream help the yeast infection I have under my breast I was given powder but had an allergic reaction to it?

Temporarily: Cortisone cream may subdue the inflammation caused by the yeast infection but would not eradicate it (in fact may potentially worsen it). You need to keep the area dry by using antiperspirant regularly to discourage fungal growth. An antifungal cream for a few days will usually eradicate the problem. ...Read more

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Does nutritional yeast make you bloated?

Does nutritional yeast make you bloated?

Fermentation: It certainly can. Consider that yeast is used to make bread (which rises up from the gas bubbles produced)... and of course beer which has all those bubbles! So if you're consuming yeast - I would expect 'gas' to form in your GI tract and created the bloated symptoms you're feeling. Why not take a break from the yeast and see if it goes away? ...Read more

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Hi. .. I just discovered I am deficient in chromium and selenium. .. My research has led me to trying brewer's yeast as a nutritional supplement. .. I'm struggling understanding the difference between brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast. .. I believe the

One is heated.: Nutritional yeast and brewers yeast are from the same organism saccharomyces cerevisiae. The organism is heated and deactivated in nutritional yeast products,
and it not with brewers yeast. Most people find brewers yeast bitter secondary to the alcohol and hops it comes from, although there are companies that claim there
brewers yeast are fermented cleaner. Both are geat sources for nutrients. ...Read more

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Is nutritional yeast healthy? I hear it has a flavor sort of like cheese. I love cheese. I overeat it & it can kick off a binge. Need alternative.

Is nutritional yeast healthy? I hear it has a flavor sort of like cheese. I love cheese. I overeat it & it can kick off a binge. Need alternative.

Eat pickled food: Yeast is the normal bacteria found in breads, yogurts, cheese etc that provide natural probiotics. An alternative to cheese like products is to eat other naturally occurring live food that cultures have enjoyed for many years such as Kim-chee, pickled veggies and fruit found in many Asian markets or visit your local health food store and ask them for advice. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on nutritional yeast, I put like a cup in my vegetables and I have tummy ache, will I be poisoned, is it toxic?

Can you overdose on nutritional yeast, I put like a cup in my vegetables and I have tummy ache, will I be poisoned, is it toxic?

Everything in...: Everything in moderation, is one of life's rules. Nobody really knows what's in a bottle labeled "nutritional yeast". It could be yeast, but may have a variety of other stuff in it. Who knows? Realize that a person can overdose on water, if he drinks too much at one time. The key to living better and living longer, is everything in moderation. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?

I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?

Skin eruption: Would need far more information about what sort of lesions you are seeing. Best advice is to let a doctor see these and make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies!?

Vaginitis: You need to be seen and examined to establish the cause of this outbreak. ...Read more

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Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Single nare drainage: Commonly fowl smelling unilateral nasal drainage may indicate some obstructing lesion or infection rather than allergies. May consider a second opinion or ENT ...Read more

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Toddler cough, no temp 2 weeks ago, dr. Said allergies. Still coughin, now has temp & screams when belly touched. Has thrush, can yeast be in belly too?

Toddler cough, no temp 2 weeks ago, dr. Said allergies. Still coughin, now has temp & screams when belly touched. Has thrush, can yeast be in belly too?

Unlikely: Persistent cough in toddlers can be from allergies. Belly pain can occur from the use of antibiotics, virus or even constipation besides more serious causes like appendicitis. If the belly pain persists he needs to be evaluated by his doctor. ...Read more

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Yeast (Definition)

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