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candida - yeast infection

Postby lady guest » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 2:20 pm

Hi !

I have been suffering from CANDIDA or commonly said, yeast infection, since I arrived into Singapore about a year ago.

Lady's doctor recommended me some cream(s) with cortisone & the use of some caneester applicator. It works for a while, but then it re-starts. I read it has something to do with the change of diet & weather condition (high humidity), etc.. and one should include more fiber & lactic acid into its diet to assist in the process of getting rid of it.

Anyone has any advise or past experience on this subject.

Thanks for getting back on this...

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 3:01 pm

I would recommend Dr. Ian Lee

http://www.integratedmedclinic.com/map.html

He is well familiar with your condition and as an MD practices a holisitc approach to taking care of things.

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Postby Bafana » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 4:04 pm

There are many treatments available in the market that you can buy from the chemist. Canistan Cream and Solution - The solution tends to work better.

BTW don't worry as this problem is very common amongst Ang Mohs and other expats from cold climates.

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Postby baffy » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 4:54 pm

hey baffs,

how do you know? You're a man....

I'm asian but I've never had it in my entire life, living in such a weather. UNTIL....

Lets just say it can be related to sex.

mary

Postby mary » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 9:44 pm

To get rid of it, adjust your diet: eat less sugar in whichever form - including sweet drinks, pastry, .... and eat more yoghurt (with active bacteria, not the sweet stuff, puddings etc).
Take pills of Acidophilus Lactabolis, drink tea La pacho, 100% Aloe Vera juice.
Try to apply Tea Tree oil.

Less sugar and more Acidophilus helped me. Also some creams/pills from a doctor at the beginning.

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Postby Bafana » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 10:15 pm

baffy wrote:how do you know? You're a man....


I do have female friends you know...

BTW how do you know its sex related :roll:

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 14 Apr 2005 10:16 pm

baffy wrote:hey baffs,

how do you know? You're a man....

I'm asian but I've never had it in my entire life, living in such a weather. UNTIL....

Lets just say it can be related to sex.


It is more common in women but men can become infected. It is most often associated with the genitals but can also infect toenails, toes, and hands. It looks a lot like athlete's foot when that happens, except it spreads everywhere.

Like Mary said, reduce sweets and take the Acidophilus Lactabolis.


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