I finally figured out that I have Candida. did the spit test, also did the symptom checklist and everything's pointing in that direction.
I've been doing herbs (wormwood & cloves) and eating lots of yogurt, also trying to do a bowel cleanse. But two weekends in a row now I've had horrible stomach pains like there are knives in my tummy. The first time I thought it was because I ate some bad garbanzo beans, it felt like I had a weird virus, and I could feel it moving through my digestive system. I did an enema after several hours to try and clean it out of my system but unfortunately that seemed to recirculate it because I felt horrible all over for about 3 hours, then my stomach started to hurt again.
The next day I felt bettter. I thought I'd gotten rid of it so went back to eating yogurt and the candida diet as best I could, but the other day I ate some more beans that might have been a little funky. Within an hour my stomach was killing me again, I had to lie down and take 2 doses of Maalox to make the pain go away. I'd had a glass of wine the night before so thought that might have contributed (I know, not allowed, but it was a special occasion).
Am I destroying the lining of my stomach with the Wormwood
/clove treatment and too much acidic yogurt? NOrmally I've had an iron stomach outside of the Candida symptoms. Never had so many problems with my gut before, and the Candida doesn't seem to be getting any better.