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What symptoms would I be experiencing if I have high yeast in the body besides a white tongue.?

What symptoms would I be experiencing if I have high yeast in the body besides a white tongue.?

Candidiasis/thrush: A fungal infection can cause inflammation in the mouth, nose, throat, genitals and any consistently moist area like a fold of skin. The clinical signs can be fever, pain, intense itching and rash in addition the white coating of the tongue and throat. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...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 ...Read more


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Can a yeast infection spread throughout your body? If so what are the symptoms?

Can a yeast infection spread throughout your body? If so what are the symptoms?

Yeast: There are some individuals who may get systemic candidiasis, but most commonly they are profoundly immunosuppressed or have been receiving antibiotics for other serious infections, and so on. You do not say why you suspect this, but if you have symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, etc., see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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How can u tell if u have heat rash or can u have yeast infection all over your body? & what's the symptoms or how does it look?

How can u tell if u have heat rash or can u have yeast infection all over your body? & what's the symptoms or how does it look?

See a doctor: Trying to describe a rash is very difficult when using that to try and determine a cause. It would be inordinately rare to see a yeast infection produce a rash all over your body. But the best thing to do is have a doctor examine this. ...Read more

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Took Flucess 150mg pill (lasts 1 month in body) to treat vaginal yeast infection. 2 weeks later, all other symptoms are gone but discarge still there?

Took Flucess 150mg pill (lasts 1 month in body) to treat vaginal yeast infection. 2 weeks later, all other symptoms are gone but discarge still there?

Further eval needed: It's possible that it is still there, though there may be another cause. it's also possible that it may be normal discharge. I would recommend seeing your primary care provider or ob/gyn for further evaluation ...Read more

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Can the overgrowth of yeast in the body cause pneumonia or increase your risk for getting pneumonia or are they two unrelated things ?

Generally unrelated: Where would yeast be overgrowing. This theory of yeast overgrowth producing many other issues has never been scientifically proven and when subjected to inquiry does not stand up. Now, if you are immune suppressed, like with HIV disease you can have multiple illnesses simultaneously and this can include systemic yeast infections and pneumonia. Hope this is not you. Have a good thanksgiving. ...Read more

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Does extra yeast in the body cause fungal toe infections?

Does extra yeast in the body cause fungal toe infections?

No: Fungal toe infections are local infections, whereby the fungus invades the skin or toenails. It likes to live in dark, moist regions. ...Read more

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Can yeast live outside the body?

Can yeast live outside the body?

Absolutely Routinely: in most of their habitats, e.g. ferment grapes into wine, grains into beer, flour into yeast risen dough,, etc. Study: https://www.google.com/search?q=yeast, including the images & shopping links and: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yeast for an overview. ...Read more

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How can you eliminate yeast from your body?

Why?: It's not usually necessary to eliminate yeast from your body. This is not a common problem, and when people are infected with common yeasts (e.g. Candida), it usually affects only mucous membranes, such as the mouth or vagina. These conditions can be treated with topical or oral antifungal drugs. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if your body produces to much yeast?

What exactly does it mean if your body produces to much yeast?

Causes: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...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