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Yeast In Colon
I'm a chronic Lyme patient; anti microbial use has caused yeast overgrowth and now yeast die-off symptoms. Is colon cleanse nec. to flush toxins?
Herxheimer Reaction: The die-off may be going too quickly. If you are using a doc prescribed medicine ask him/her about lowering the dose. If over the counter back off a little. Your body is killing off faster than you can expel the results. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mum had been vommiting parasites and yeast for 5 days. Her diagnose was a cancer of colon. Are parasites living in a cancer or somewhere else?
Not clear: Your question is not too clear. Was she really diagnosed with cancer? Who said she is vomiting "parasites and yeasts"? Colon cancer is not an infectious disease and as far as i know has nothing to do with neither of the things you say she vomited. Please talk to her doctor about this. If she does not have one, get her one asap. Best to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can happen if you have a yeast infection for years? can it enter the colon? also what can a bubbling feeling in the colon, groin & vagina mean?
Not really: You have yeast in your body, including the colon, but your body keeps it in control. You are taking probiotics, and that's key to helping your body. The bubbly feeling does not sound like yeast. You should probably be evaluated to make sure something else isn't going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so i know that much but my pee hole is?
What do you suggest if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so i know that much but my pee hole is?
What is wrong if a am confident that I have yeast in stool. Recent uti, bv. Tender same place lt side pain dependent on diet, fullness of blad/colon?
Yeast always present: Yeast is present and every individual in the colon. At your age there are certain types of bacteria present in the vaginal region with the ph of the vaginal mucosa being approximately five. That low ph prevents overgrowth of more common bacteria that can infect the urinary track. Common antibiotics may eliminate that normal vaginal bacteria and lead to overgrowth of yeast in the vaginal region. ...Read more
3 years colon still always blocked by thick, stringy mucus from anus. Nonstop gas. Bloated, miserable, bedridden. Gi says ibs. Poss intestine candida?
Intestinal Candida: Is a very rare infection. Can occur in immunosuppress patients. If your GI said you have ibs he is most probably right. Do you have a colonoscopy done? Results? Eliminating high-gas food like carbonated beverages, salads, raw foods and vegetables, specially cabbage, broccoli, cauliflowers. Also anticholinergic medicines. New drug are approved for the treatment of ibs. Talk to your gi. ...Read more
You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
NO, don't do it!!!: This has been addressed many times on healthtap, and the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! it doesn't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox cleanse") you choose is "organic" or not--there is no enduring value to "cleansing" your gut without a doctor's advice. What toxins? Rather, there is considerable risk to your health. Pull the prior healthtap answers on this subject, and please don't! ...Read more
Many and varied: Depending on the problem, signs can include nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum, abdominal cramping, weight loss or gain or no symptoms at all. If you suspect some sort of problem with your colon, see your doc right away for an examination and evaluation. ...Read more