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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

My husband had to go into the hospital and get platelets since he was at 3(yours should be over 150,000 - 400,000 platelets per microliter (mcL).) Then the doctor checked his mouth and sent the infectious doctor in to see it and he said that he has mold growing in his mouth. I know that mold grows in showers but never have I heard of it growing in the mouth but then again it is the perfect environment to grow in. Moist, dark, warm and has food too. He has a hard time eating because of it too. Not sure if I will post a picture of it since it looks too nasty.
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    Sounds like it was Candida/ thrush.

    Sorry to hear about your husband. :(

    1780 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/9/2013 8:07:02 PM
    I have had a mold infection in the tube between my ear and my nose, so yes mold can grow in the body. The worst is if you are allergic to it, like I am!

    I pray for the best for him.
    1845 days ago
    I know once fungus gets inside you its hard to kill it off and can cause cancer..... so can fleas cause cancer... and spiders.... but many Drs dont know or tell you tell you about thsoe things.... been there. (My granddaughter got cancer on her calf after a spider laid eggs in a mosquito hole on her leg and she saw it, and she lost ehr calf muscle, two surgeries and radiation and we still dont knwo if she will be able to have babeis' and her two brotehrs coudl go thru the same thing were told. Becasue her cancer was on a cellular level. Scary, and she was just 7 when she delat with cancer,,, synovial cell sarcoma... so I know what you been thru... and then losing your husband, my heart goes out to you.... read a lot of your blogs. May G*d be with you, susana
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    1932 days ago
    I hope the doctors can come up with an effective treatment. Mold in the mouth is a new problem to me - and I hope I don't get it.
    1934 days ago
    Praying for both you and your husband. Me and mine are having our own health difficulties. Leave these worries to God's wonderous Grace! Wrap them up and gift them to God! He keeps every tear, every fear. God is the only Miracle Worker! Our God is an awesome God!
    1936 days ago
  • DBELLE39
    Sending up prayers for a complete recovery.
    1936 days ago
    I have never heard of mold in the mouth. Wow,
    that could really make him a very sick man~
    all over his body. I sure hope the doctor who
    discovered this, can give him something to
    clean this up very soon. Best Wishes. emoticon
    1938 days ago
    Dorothy, sounds like thrush or is it another kind of mold? In any case he certainly sounds acidic - fungi can't grow nor reproduce in alkaline environment. Does he like lemonade? Can you make him a fresh-squeeszed glass every day? You don't even have to use stevia in it, it would still be beneficial the other way. Although I DO love stevia or xylitol lemonade. Also, xylitol kills fungi. Xylitol lemonade (or xylitol anything in his mouth, like toothpaste) would be good too. He could also rinse his mouth out with baking soda water.

    If you could get him to eat a whole lemon that would be even better, but, most people wouldn't eat a fresh lemon. I would, after my sister dying from cancer; but I know I'm not typical.
    1939 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    EWE! That sounds terrible.

    I hope things turn around also, REAL SOON!
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    I have not heard of mold in your body, but I have heard of thrush. He has been very sick. I am so glad you were able to get him treated. I will pray for both of you.
    1940 days ago
    hoping and praying that he gets better, and your less stressed.
    1940 days ago
    I will pray that he gets well soon.
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  • SAMI199
    That sounds awful-I am praying for you both.


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