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Doctor insights on: Yeast In Colon

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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 more

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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 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?

Confusing question: You have asked the same question several times. It is very confusing and I can't tell what you are asking. This may be why you haven't been getting replies. Please start over with a new question. Or see the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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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

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3 years colon still always blocked by thick, stringy mucus from anus. Nonstop gas. Bloated, miserable, bedridden. Gi says ibs. Poss intestine candida?

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

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How common is loopy colons?

 How common  is loopy colons?

How loopy: most of people older than sixty and used to take a lot of laxatives, and used to strain, and suffered from constipation will have loopy colon, is more common than you think. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a question regarding collapsing colons?

What to do if I have a question regarding collapsing colons?

You can ask it on: Healthap. Please submit a clear & specific question about colons. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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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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Is colon cleasing safe?

Is colon cleasing safe?

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

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Signs of a colon problem?

Signs of a colon problem?

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

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I am scared of the colon prep ?

I am scared of the colon prep ?

Agree wDr. Himes: This shouldn't be a scary endeavor. The biggest thing to remember is that you mean to be near a bathroom once the medications take effect. ...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


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