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Discussion in 'Gastrointestinal and Urinary' started by Paralee, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. Paralee

    Paralee Senior Member

    Does anyone have an idea of what kind of probiotic would be used for aspergillis and candidiasis?
    Need to go shopping and I don't know if the vitamin shop would have a clue.
  2. Richard7

    Richard7 Senior Member

    A) when it comes to probiotics I always look at https://cfsremission.com/ Ken has a lot of good info about interactions between botanicals, probiotics and fungi.

    B) when it comes to fungi I would look at nystatin or something similar.

    here is Myhill's page on candida http://drmyhill.co.uk/wiki/Yeast_problems_and_candida

    I came to the conclusion that I had too much yeast in 2014 but was unable to afford to do the private tests that my doctor would have needed to prescribe the nystatin or other antifungals. So I tried botanicals and probiotics and got some improvement.

    Early this year I was able somehow to meet criteria for a single course or nystatin and the change was dramatic. I had at that stage a good degree of fermentation in my stools (when I formed them) after taking the nystatin they sank, sat on the bottom of the bowl and had no evidence of fermentation at all.

    I do not know if it works this way but my ubiome tests had showed very low total bacterial counts, about 5% of the normal levels, so I wonder if that was because almost everything was fungal.

    Anyway the antifungals did not suddenly make me well, but I went from having lots of undigested food in every stool to having stools that were pretty homogeneous. And the change was dramatic enough to convince the the doctor so I am doing something like myhill's protocol.

    I am not sure if this works for aspergillis.
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  3. jepps

    jepps Senior Member

    Pichia is the antagonist of opportunistic fungi:

    Pichia is the friendly yeast of the saccharomyces family. Saccharomyces boulardii or saccharomyces cerevisiae are members of this family and antagonists.
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