Can eating sugar & carbs cause a yeast infection? Is there a blood test for overgrowth of yeast in body?

See below. No 50% of us carry candida without symptoms sometimes for some reason-usually not known disease with it starts. A culture of the organism is easily done and most times a smear from the site is sufficient for diagnosis.

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I have been suffering from yeast infection and oral thrush, now diagnosed with gastritis. Blood test came back negative for H. Pylori. What do I do?

Several causes. for gastritis, H. Pylori is one of them, testing negative for it doesn't mean you don't have gastritis, treatment for thrush is available and handy, but why did you get it is the question? Could be due to steroids, which v. Read more...

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