Candida Questions #12 I Believe My Child Has A Yeast Infection? Is That Possible?

Maria, there’s no doubt about it. Children are susceptible to the same cause and effect of yeast infections that adults are. Many children are actually born with a yeast infection because the mother had a vaginal yeast infection when she gave birth to the child. Furthermore, many children today are not breast fed for long enough, I find. And many infants will be placed on cow’s milk, formulas, predisposing them to digestive problems leading to antibiotics, which again can precipitate a yeast infection.

Too many children in my clinic take antibiotics. Antibiotics are one of the most important causative factors in determining a child’s yeast infection. Some children I see take 10, 20, 50, even a 100 rounds of antibiotics before they’re even five years of age; it’s unbelievable. Many doctors still freely prescribe antibiotics.

Children also love to eat a lot of sweat foods, ice creams and lollies and chocolates and things like that, which will further the yeast infection. Think about a child with an itchy anus, itchy rectum, you may find this child has a worm infection. Many children with worms or parasites also have yeast infections.

So to answer your question, yes, children are certainly prone towards yeast infections and benefit very much so from my Candida Crusher program.

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