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13 Jul 2006

Nilstat & side effects
Hi Doc

I wish I could come into to see you!!! I have been on Nilstat for about 10 days now for a major intestinal yeast infection if you remember. Anyway, at the same time I Have a terrible cold and blocked ears. I've take sudafed as well but end up with major headaches, dizziness and I keep getting pins and needles in my hands. could I be sensitive to the Nilstat? I have to hold my breathe for ages until the pins and needles go away but its getting scary! I feel worse after holding my breathe for long periods of time. I am also still so bloated! The gas is just SO uncomfortable. I am taking Nilstat tablets 3 times a day. My toungue remains white...will the Nilstat really erradicate the yeast?? I can hardly eat anything without terrible gas and bloating symptoms. I have literally cut almost everything out my diet, I am living on lettuce, avo, chicken, fish and spinach. I feel SO weak...just wanna cry!!!!!!!!!!
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Me
If holding your breath helps for the pins and needles you may be getting anxiety attacks at this stage! I am not blaming you as I think you are quite desperate! Try just eating rice/potato and chicken/fish, drinking apple or orange juice for 3 days - leave the lettuce ( high fibre!) and spinach ( high fibre!) and avo ( high fat!).
read up more on diet at http://www.gastro.net.au/diets/irritablebowel.html
Do you have some Scopex for the cramping and pain?
I think you developed an irritable bowel secondary to the intestinal yeast infection...
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