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kelseyanne;59165 wrote: Thank you Jorge! Only dr ive found that believes me is my natraupath, but she knows very little about intracellular yeast. She wants to prescribe a yeat cleanse with natural antifungals but FIRST she is testing my IgA IgG IgM levels. My fears are that my test results will come back normal (can this happen with intracellular vaginal yeast?) And/or that natural antifungals wont be enough. Ive already tried short term doses of diflucan, topical nystatin, topical monistat. Only success was nystatin, but the infection returned shortly. Theres not much more available in canada.
Jorge in another similar discussion on this site you mentioned that youve helped over 40 women identify and treat intracellular yeast. What treatments helped them??
My dermatologist wont believe me,he says my vulvar redness is “within normal range” and him and my gyno say i have vulvodynia and leave it at that. Topical lydocaine (which has almost no effect) ice, physical therapy, gabapentin, and COUNSELLING is their advice. But my skin is so raw and itchy, feels just like yeast. I will see if my nataurpath will consult that dr.
Please tell me what yeast treatments have helped other women with intracellular vaginal yeast. Thank you jorge! News from you gives me a blink of hope that this suffering may not be permenant.
IGG, IGA, and IGM are almost not involved during a mucosal candidiasis. The immune response to an intracellular pathogen is cell-mediated. I don’t know what your Dr is looking for testing for a humoral immune response ? The test will be negative because your infection doesn’t wake up antibodies.
Yes, there are treatments to treat an intracellular yeast infection. I know about women who has needed 6 or more months of Fluconazole 200 mg a day to resolve it. Some women need Itraconazole, Ketoconazole, a combination using an azole with Lamisil, etc. The infection may be a non-albican species such as Candida Glabrata or Candida Tropicalis. An scrap will help to identify what species is there and to select an effective systemic drug. I had it on my penis glans. It was very hard to cure. I got better using a combination of Fluconazole and Lamisil for 3 months but wasn’t 100% cured. Later, I used 400 mg of Ketoconazole a day for 2 months and this was even more effective. I still have some redness but the burning and inflammation went away totally. The redness is minimum too. Apply antifungal creams during the oral therapy too. You should consider the possibility of an intestinal reservoir that be affecting your immunity. I can not do more. You need a Dr that watches your liver during the treatment and a proper treatment.