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Can a two year old get a yeast infection internally besides externally?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: ?U call internally

Certainly can get "thrush" inside the mouth and yeast infection in vagina.
Children requiring prolonged bladder catheterization or with nephrostomy tube plus antibiotics can develop an "opportunistic" urinary infection especially if child is immune deficient.

In brief: ?U call internally

Certainly can get "thrush" inside the mouth and yeast infection in vagina.
Children requiring prolonged bladder catheterization or with nephrostomy tube plus antibiotics can develop an "opportunistic" urinary infection especially if child is immune deficient.
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yeast activity

Yeast are opportunist organisms.
They generally cause no problems when they are present in the digestive tract or on the skin surfaces unless conditions become "opportune" for them to misbehave.Sugary feeds can allow thrush to occur in the mouth. Diaper rashes eventually include yeast if they last very long.Rarely yeast can invade the blood if the immune system is compromised.Extremly rare @ 2y.

In brief: Yeast activity

Yeast are opportunist organisms.
They generally cause no problems when they are present in the digestive tract or on the skin surfaces unless conditions become "opportune" for them to misbehave.Sugary feeds can allow thrush to occur in the mouth. Diaper rashes eventually include yeast if they last very long.Rarely yeast can invade the blood if the immune system is compromised.Extremly rare @ 2y.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Generally NO

Can a 2 year old harbor yeast in their bodies? Yes.
Does it is cause symptoms. Unless there is severe compromise or damage to the immune system -no.Superficial problems such a sdiaper rash or oral thrush may occur.Those who have proposed yeast as a cause for a variety of conditions such as behavioral issues, digestive concerns etc. Have yet, after decades of claims to demonstrate any proof whatsoever.

In brief: Generally NO

Can a 2 year old harbor yeast in their bodies? Yes.
Does it is cause symptoms. Unless there is severe compromise or damage to the immune system -no.Superficial problems such a sdiaper rash or oral thrush may occur.Those who have proposed yeast as a cause for a variety of conditions such as behavioral issues, digestive concerns etc. Have yet, after decades of claims to demonstrate any proof whatsoever.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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