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Yeast (Overview)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting carbohydrates. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/yeast.


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What is candida yeast?

What is candida yeast?

Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses.Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Yeast (Overview)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting carbohydrates. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/yeast.


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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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Yeast (Tip)

Diet, exercise, lose weight ; try these herbs - garlic, red yeast rice, ginger, turmeric, rosemary, artichoke. ...See more

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How do I heal a yeast infenction?

How do I heal a yeast infenction?

Where?: Yeast can be in many areas and to many degrees. Probably the most potent way to rid one's yeast infections is to use and oral antifungal (besides iv). It is available, simple and fairly safe. Next is to use topical antifungal creams and ointments. Again, this willl depend on where and how sifnificant the infecitons is. If in doubt, see your pcp or a dermatologist or infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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Can yeast be diagnosed by culture?

Can yeast be diagnosed by culture?

Yes: if we are talking about vaginal yeast, a vaginal exam with swabs taken for microscopic analysis and culture. This is the standard by which we diagnose such infections. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What should I do about chronic yeast?

Med eval: If you have recurrent (four or more) yeast infections per year or a chronic yeast infection, simple treatments may not be adequate. Please see your physician for treatment in that situation. ...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 is the definition or description of: yeast?

Yeast: Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting carbohydrates. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/yeast. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is systemic yeast really dangerous?

Yes.: A systemic yeast infection such as a blood infection / septicemia can be a very serious problem and can require systemic therapy such as intravenous antifungal medications. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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What kind of pills should I take for yeast enfection?

Monistat: You can use Monistat Vaginal Cream or suppositories over the counter. If this does not cure the infection see your doctor as it may not be a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me food and drinks containing yeast?

Can you please tell me food and drinks containing yeast?

Many: Bagels, bread, beer, malt beverages, kombucha; grape juice, msg, pretzels, sake, wine, donuts (often); many brands of soy sauce (some don't); and yeast extracts. More info here: http://www.Womentowomen.Com/digestionandgihealth/guidelinesforfollowingayeastfreediet.Pdf. ...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

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What are the symptoms of a yeast over growth and how can you be tested for them?

Lots of them: Yeast, or candida overgrowth is a controversial medical topic. There are believers and non believers. In my experience (i'm a believer) the symptoms depend on where the majority of the yeast is and what it's done. I recommend getting a book like: the yeast connection or the yeast syndrome and take the short quiz in the beginning. They list many symptoms yeast overgrowth has been believed to cause. ...Read more

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What exactly is the most effective diet to start eliminating candida yeast from my body?

What exactly is the most effective diet to start eliminating candida yeast from my body?

Reduce yeast: Yeast infections- reduce milk & milk products. Avoid sugars (refined sugar, commercial fruit juice, honey, maple syrup, sucrose & fructose). Eliminate refined carbohydrates from diet. Increase garlic intake. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some alternatives to yogurt that keep yeast down in your body?

Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...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