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Frequent fungal infections in baby

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Daisychain2017 Mon 02-Jan-17 04:01:45

Anyone has this? My lo gets recurrent oral thrush and ringworm. Anyone had this and found an underlying cause? He does catch everyone cold going too with a lot if mucus production (like excessive) each time? Wondering what she should be investigated for if anything in terms of underlying conditions.

Daisychain2017 Mon 02-Jan-17 04:02:45

Sorry should have said she throughout... She doesn't have any development delays or anything else obviously wrong with her.

Freeurmind Mon 02-Jan-17 04:43:07

I found this on the NHS website, my apologies if you have already checked.

Do you have a pet?

Daisychain2017 Mon 02-Jan-17 04:54:07

Thanks. No, no pets and she hasn't touched any animals recently either so I've no idea where she got it from. Only thing I can think of it's that I've had akthetes foot and she maybe came into contact with a towel or something id used on my feet. Doesn't explain why she keeps getting thrush too though - we've both been treated and I've never had any symptoms yet every time I stop the antifubgaks it comes back (even after I've used for a week after white patches gone). I guess I'm worried if she has some sort of immune disorder. She's exclusively breastfed so can't see why she picks up every virus going.

Daisychain2017 Mon 02-Jan-17 20:09:56

Anyone else?

Lilianne Tue 03-Jan-17 04:12:57

Mine had fungal infections as a baby, but they tended to come after antibiotics use for other illnesses. Did yours have medication recently?

Daisychain2017 Tue 03-Jan-17 05:50:58

Yes first time she got thrush she had antibiotics first. She's not had any in a long while though can she still just be run down from all her colds etc?

shewolfmum Tue 03-Jan-17 20:16:35

Then need some good pre and probiotics...wild harvest good brand or make some kefir? Need to build up good bacteria. Did you have abiotics at birth?

Daisychain2017 Tue 03-Jan-17 21:01:56

No antibiotics at birth.
Thanks - I've been thinking about probiotics but didn't know what to buy for a baby - will look into those. Also going to make sure I regularly give the vit d apparently it improves immune function too and I'm a bit lax about giving it!!

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