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Candidiasis/thrush/yeast infection

(4 Posts)
LadyCybilCrawley Wed 26-Nov-14 23:29:55

Any idea how girls under 10 get this when they haven't been on antibiotics ? Could it be food related ?

minipie Wed 26-Nov-14 23:39:26

I believe some people are more susceptible to it and need to watch their sugar/white flour (ie bread etc) intake or their gut flora can imbalance.

also - a sweaty environment eg wearing lots of man made tights/knickers?

LadyCybilCrawley Thu 27-Nov-14 00:01:59

Thanks mini - that's what I was thinking about food because all else is normal - will look into cutting down on sugar and white flour

minipie Thu 27-Nov-14 00:19:59

Oh and also eat plenty of live probiotic yoghurt, ideally the unsweetened ones, to help sort the gut flora.

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