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Can hemorrhoids cause yeast infections

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It is theoretically, possible, but with this caveat- poor hygiene must be involved. Females must always wipe after urination from front to back and no... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
No: The cream is only in the rectum. The Amoxicillin is probably causing the vaginal yeast infection.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No - different meds.: Hemorrhoid creams are usually to reduce inflammation ; yeast creams are anti-fungals.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Either of these conditions can result in minor bleeding. All can cause anal discomfort too. See a doctor for an exam.
A female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Careful: Antifungal creams are OK to use on the outside (skin only), however, I recommend that your condition be diagnosed as fungal for sure and is not just y... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Evaluation: there are many options for both problems. See a colorectal surgeon for recurrent hemorrhoids. See an Obgyn for recurrent yeast
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Several factors: Several factors can cause a yeast infections- 1. Local balance of normal flora is disrupted, typically from the recent use of antibiotics; 2. Impaire... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doyle Sam Spence
Dentistry 10 years experience
Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology 28 years experience
Doubtful: I've never heard of stress causing a yeast infection. You should see your ob/gyn or primary care doc for evaluation. Stress can cause outbreaks of o... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No: Acyclovir is an antiviral agent. It is very specific to the molecular machinery of some herpes viruses. It does not suppress the immune system nor ... Read More