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Is the candida spit test accurate?

paul80

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I got conflicting answers from searching on google so i thought someone here might know.
 

cigana

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Well, I was "positive" based on the spit test, but negative for antibodies soon after. Of course that doesn't mean I don't have some other yeast (other than candida)...
 

paul80

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Ok, cause my doctor told me to do it and started me on a Caprylic Acid and pre/probiotics for candida. My metametrix results will be back very soon so i will find out anyway.

I was asking because my mum tried the spit test and thinks she has candida now. Is there any other tests ordinary doctors can give for candida?

Thanks.
 

Adster

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I'm pretty sure you could get a candida antibody blood test fairly easily.I think there are usually some obvious physical signs though when you have a decent overgrowth.

I wouldn't place any trust in the spit test personally.