Yeasty skin?

Talk about diets, exercise, and disease.
User avatar
Allie
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 10814
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2005 8:09 am
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Contact:

Yeasty skin?

Postby Allie » Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:20 am

Sidney has been off antibiotics for her allergies, as we are trying to boost her immune system by giving probiotics at this time. She has itchy skin (yeah, I know, she has horrible allergies) but she smells particularly yeasty. Do you think giving her a bath of some sort with a vinegar rinse might help this? If I remember correctly, even white vinegar should help?

User avatar
Maryellen
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 13469
Joined: Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:09 am
Location: NJ
Contact:

Postby Maryellen » Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:50 am

i think its 50% water 50% ACV mixed together that works

User avatar
Allie
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 10814
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2005 8:09 am
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Contact:

Postby Allie » Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:52 am

Maryellen wrote:i think its 50% water 50% ACV mixed together that works


Does it have to be the ACV with the mother? I don't have any of that, just the filtered kind. Will that work too?

User avatar
Maryellen
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 13469
Joined: Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:09 am
Location: NJ
Contact:

Postby Maryellen » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:01 am

i am pretty sure it has to be with the mother, but not 100% sure.. when i used it that way i used the mother one .

User avatar
pblove
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 15599
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2004 9:28 pm
Location: east coast

Postby pblove » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:45 am


User avatar
Allie
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 10814
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2005 8:09 am
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Contact:

Postby Allie » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:49 am



This is the natural mother kind, right?
I'm not sure where I can get it here. I'll have to try GNC maybe?

User avatar
Maryellen
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 13469
Joined: Tue Jun 20, 2006 10:09 am
Location: NJ
Contact:

Postby Maryellen » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:56 am

most local health food stores carry it.. gnc MIGHT too

msvette2u

Postby msvette2u » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:57 am

Our Beagle foster has a huge yeasty mess and she's on some meds for allergies and we're using Nizoral/Ketoconazole shampoo.
I may try the ACV but the shampoo is helping. She smells better :)

User avatar
pblove
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 15599
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2004 9:28 pm
Location: east coast

Postby pblove » Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:58 am

Allie yes that is the kind with the mother in it
I get it at the one and only littel health food store around here as I live in the boonies. I don't know if GNC has it becaeu I have never looked, but give them a call and ask first?
If you want to try to help him today, then use the vinegar you have, if it doesn;'t work, then get the kind with the mother in it?

User avatar
Allie
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 10814
Joined: Wed Mar 09, 2005 8:09 am
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Contact:

Postby Allie » Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:02 am

Ok. Thanks for the help.
The health food store we have is on the other side of town and I'm not sure about getting there in the snow. I looked at GNC online and they have it there "Bragg" brand, I think? I will call the store ahead of time. Any other suggestions of things that might help her?

User avatar
pitgrrl
Moderator
Posts: 5451
Joined: Tue Jul 12, 2005 6:07 pm
Location: MTL
Contact:

Postby pitgrrl » Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:08 am

Braggs is the one I get.

User avatar
pblove
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 15599
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2004 9:28 pm
Location: east coast

Postby pblove » Sun Dec 07, 2008 11:26 am

I get the Braggs too.

User avatar
FransterDoo
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 4443
Joined: Mon Feb 06, 2006 3:54 pm
Location: smurf landia

Postby FransterDoo » Sun Dec 07, 2008 12:27 pm

You can try a green or black tea wash as well. The tannis can be irritating to yeast and mildly drying.


Other things you can try is adding the following to her food:
lechithin (I'd do about 1 tablesppon 2x a day)
Chelated zinc (~15 mg per day)
Vit C (~1,500 mg per day)
Salmon or Fish body oil.

You can also feed the ACV - I mix it into batches of food but about 1/2 tablespoon with each mean should help.

User avatar
Misskiwi67
Addicted to PBF
Posts: 10498
Joined: Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:37 pm
Location: Iowa City, IA

Postby Misskiwi67 » Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:31 pm

I like malaseb better. Nothing like some good old ketoconazole to give the yeasty-beasties a kick in the @ss.

Kirstan
Forum Junky
Posts: 3775
Joined: Tue Dec 02, 2003 7:28 pm
Location: Seattle-ish

Postby Kirstan » Tue Dec 09, 2008 9:14 pm

Coalie had it badly this summer on his neck. Looked like raw hamburger... horrible! Some said collar allergy, allergist said yeast and we did the microemulsion spray (maybe ketacol...) but a change in his food, the spray, and malaseb in the ears made a WORLD of difference.


Return to “Health Issues”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 20 guests