I am the community leader of the Infectious Disease forum and am a board certified and licensed microbiologist. I have worked in both clinical and research aspects of microbiology and molecular microbiology. I enjoy helping people and normally jog, play tennis, hike, s
[More]norkel, play violin and travel. And, I have been in great health until about 4 years ago. I got Tendonitis in both wrists from work and then injured my back. But walking helped a lot and finally joining a gym with a personal master trainer really helped. I am interested in microbiology, infectious disease, general health, immunology, hematology, as well as many other topics. I look forward to answering your questions and hearing your advice as well!
Hope you are feeling well? Do you have any symptoms? Here is a link of many things you can get from birds and these are not all from a splash or drinking the bird water by accident. A lot are acquired other ways, such as inhalin..."
"I agree with the above answer. Have you traveled? Any new medications since it started? I wonder if a MRI or CT scan might be in order? What country do you live in? Not to get too personal, but any unprotected sex since this started? A..."
Just a quick note to say Hi and please help! My daughter is 42 years old and she has been fighting a systemic yeast infection for approximately 8 years. She did the whole 30 diet, and is currently eating only vegetables (no nightshades), She eats sugar free, gluten free and dairy free. She has been on diflucan for months at a time, has used vaginally inserted yeast medications, used a compounding pharmacy for naloxone (no she is not an addict), bathed in vinegar, taken vinegar orally, etc. She recently finished an oral course of nystatin for oral yeast, yet still the yeast remains. Although she is married and lives 5 hours away, my heart breaks for her daily. Do you have suggestions?
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