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Vaginal candida: The best way to keep from getting recurrent vaginal candidiasis is to cut sugar out of your diet. But you also may need to re-establish healthy vaginal bacteria especially after taking antibiotics.The best way to do this is by inserting the contents of a lactobacillus acidophilus capsule into your vaginal canal. For more information, please order a consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had illness recurrent I suspect systemic candidiasis my GI and feces was positive for Tropicalis and Krusei..how can I know if I have Sepsis?
Sepsis isn't subtle: You would be critically ill with fever, hypotension, and altered level of consciousness if you had yeast in your blood. This is a common misconception. Sepsis is by definition a state of shock caused by systemic infection, bacteremia or viremia. Systemic fungal infections are very uncommon and usually are seen in profoundly immunosuppressed patients, e.g transplant, chemotherapy, AIDS. ...Read more
Can intestinal candidiasis cause recurrent vaginal yeast infections and abnormal/painful/irregular bowel movements?
Yes: You need anti candida diet: no sugar, no flour products. Until you get better, also no fruit and no carbohydrates. Eat 1 tbsp of coconut oil with each meal. Eat lots of non starchy vegetables and enough quality protein. Consider betaine hcl with each meal, take it in the middle of the meal. Also take saccharomyces boulardi, which is the yeast against yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on cause: Candidiasis usually does not occur in normal individuals and may be a signal of immune deficiency. It also depends on where the candida infection is in the body. There different implication for candida in the vagina vs. Esophagus. Treatment will depend on the underlying disorder and location. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yeast infection: Vaginal candidiasis usually presents with clumpy white vaginal discharge and extreme vaginal itching. It is also associated with painful intercourse. A vaginal yeast infection can occur with no particular reason, but does frequently show up after taking antibiotics for an unrelated infection. ...Read more