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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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


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Is there anything that could cause me to have multiple infections at the same time such as oral thrush, yeast infection and bladder?

Is there anything that could cause me to have multiple infections at the same time such as oral thrush, yeast infection and bladder?

Yes: If you are on antibiotics, this can lead to yeast infections. However, if you have thrush in you mouth confirmed and are not on any steroids or other immune system modulator, get seen asap. I would want to check your immune system. ...Read more

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Oral thrush, yeast infections and anal bleeding / fissure. What do I do?

Oral thrush, yeast infections and anal bleeding / fissure. What do I do?

Call your doc: You need to be seen and treated for al the symptoms--anti fungal treatment and have a rectal exam done to confirm diagnosis and treat accordingly ...Read more

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I have oral thrush and yeast infection. On nystatin for oral and 1 pill dose of fluconazole for other. Can I also get yeast in nose...it itches?

I have oral thrush and yeast infection. On nystatin for oral and 1 pill dose of fluconazole for other. Can I also get yeast in nose...it itches?

Diflcan: Will treat oral thrush as well. Intranasal thrush is not common and likely would only be present is someone with a poor immune system. All the best. ...Read more

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What is good / bad to eat when you have thrush (oral yeast infection)?

Good and bad: Avoid sugar and foods high in sugar, refined carbs, foods with yeast, junk food, fruit, alcohol, nicotine and caffeine. Eat potatoes and other starchy vegetables, whole grains, probiotic yogurts, nuts and seeds high in essential fatty acids, olive and linseed oil, herbs and spices. This is a partial list to use as a guide. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies for an oral yeast infection(thrush)?

Drug therapy best: In short, none that are effective. You require an examination to determine the proper treatment (topical or systemic). You do not want to delay treatment as it can spread down the throat or sinuses and cause greater problems. ...Read more

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┬┐what can I do, ? I have yeast infection for two weeks and oral thrush for a week

See your dr soon: You definitely will want to see your doctor very soon. For you to have used infections and oral thrush, you need to have your immune system evaluated further. You may need to consult with an integrative physician to get their recommendations to evaluate your nutritional status, lab values, stressors, and to see how you can support your intestinal system better by staying away from sugars and starches. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between oral thrush and geographic tongue? Can both be caused by yeast infection?

How can you tell the difference between oral thrush and geographic tongue? Can both be caused by yeast infection?

Thrush vs Geographic: Thrush-creamy white coating; fungal (candidia a.) due to imbalance of organisms\immune system issues; can be brushed off to some extent; worsens with time; requires treatment! geographic tongue- random and varied bald spots, changes over time in size and location; unknown etiology; benign and does not require treatment. See your dentist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush is a condition in which there is too much candida yeast growth on the surfaces in the mouth or throat. The yeast overgrowth areas appear as whitish spots or patches, or in more severe cases a whitish coating covering most of the ...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