Allergens in the body can cause an immediate response, in some cases, and a delayed response in others. Therefore, you could know right away after ingesting a certain kind of food that you are having an allergic reaction to it, or you may not know for several hours that you have an allergy. In some cases, individuals may not even know they are allergic to a type of food, even though they don’t feel good after eating it. A yeast infection somewhere in the body could cause an allergic reaction, but you might not know that you have an allergy to yeast right away.
You can get a yeast allergy from eating foods that contain yeast, and you can also develop a yeast allergy if you have a yeast infection. You can get extreme exhaustion when you have a yeast allergy, because your immune system is fighting so hard to get rid of the yeast. If you feel extremely tired after eating a sandwich drinking a glass of beer or wine, you might have a yeast allergy. Yeast is fungi that is named Candida Albicans, which is the same yeast that can invade your body when you have a yeast infection. Men can get the same kind of yeast infection as women. Men’s yeast infection is commonly called jock itch.
Women commonly get yeast infections in their vaginal areas, as well as other most areas of the body. Men can also get the same infection on parts of their bodies. This same yeast can be found on cheese, breads, cheese, and yeast can be seen growing on the top of vinegar. If you have ever seen a white film growing on a jar of pickles, the vinegar is growing yeast. You can have an allergy to yeast, even when you have a yeast infection.
Symptoms of an allergy to yeast include fatigue, itching, sneezing, rashes, sore throat, and nasal congestion. Everyone has yeast in their bodies, but the yeast is supposed to be in balance with other microorganisms. When the normal balance of microbes gets upset, the yeast can begin to grow out of proper proportion and you can develop a mild, moderate or severe allergic reaction to yeast.
If you are allergic to yeast, you will need to be careful of the foods and beverages you ingest. It is important that you read the labels of all foods when you buy them, and if they contain yeast, you should stay away from them. When you have to be on antibiotics, there is a chance that you will get a yeast infection, because the antibiotics kill germs indiscriminately. Antibiotics often kill the friendly organisms with the pathogens, and when that happens the yeast in your body begins to flourish.
Antibiotics and foods were already mentioned as one cause of yeast infections, another cause of yeast infections are when you have to take steroids for some medical condition. Once you start to build up yeast in your body, you can begin to have allergy symptoms. You can start sneezing as the yeast starts to populate into the nasal cavity. A yeast allergy may also have long term effects, such as joint pain, sugar cravings, itchy ears, bladder infections and infertility.
If you are allergic to yeast, you should avoid simple carbohydrates, such as sugar, candy, and you may also have to avoid fruit and dairy products. You may also have to avoid starchy foods, such as potatoes and pastas. Other foods you may have to also avoid are sweet potatoes, pickles, and any fruit or vegetable that is pickled, such as pickled peaches or pickled okra. If you have a yeast allergy and you have a vaginal yeast infection, you may have to go to your medical practitioner to get rid of it. Sometimes over-the-counter medication for yeast infections are not strong enough to treat a person who has severe allergic reactions to yeast.