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What Is The Symptoms Of Candidiasis In Your Intestines
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
If you have recurring vaginal candidiasis for years, are you likely to have it in other parts of the body? (such as mouth, eyes, intestines, etc.)
Confirmation: Recurrent vaginal candidiasis needs an extensive workup. One should be tested for diabetes and immune system suppression. It is also necessary to confirm that the vaginal infection is in fact yeast. This should be done by fungal culture. Many times people think they have yeast when in reality they have something else. ...Read more
Is intestinal candidiasis a real health issue? I have had permanent lower abdominal bloating since taking amoxicillin in january
Candida normal : Candida is a common yeast that exists in essentially everyone's intestine.It has been estimated as 5% of the dry weight of poo.It is usually balanced out by a number of benign bacteria. All might be a problem under some conditions, but most co-exist within the bowel & don't cause specific symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello! i've intestinal candidiasis and my doctor told me to take fluconazole (50mg 7 days) and metronidazole (250 mg 13 days). Should i take this?
It depends: How was the diagnosis made. If you have had a biopsy (usually at endoscopy) that shows candidiasis or have a culture from the throat that is positive for candidiasis then treatment with Fluconazole is reasonable . If it is candidiasis in a stool culture, this can be a normal finding and does not need treatment. Finally, Metronidazole has no role in treatment of candidiasis. ...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
I've intestinal candidiasis diagnosis wth stool culture, and my doc told me to take fluconazole (50mg 7 days) and metronidazole should I take this?
Itching: The most common symptom is usually itching of the penis. There may also be redness to this area but no discharge. ...Read more
Candidiasis of UGI: A previous question best sums up your answer: "i am having trouble eating & drinking--my throat & stomach burn even my tongue." ask your doctor to consider oral & esophageal thrush if you are medically compromised, using inhaled steroids, & have noticed the development of a cheesy coating in your mouth & throat. Treatment is simple but if question regarding esophageal involvement, endoscopy helps. ...Read more
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