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Can keflex cause yeast infection

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
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It can: It certainly can, but it is one of the less likely antibiotics to do so when compared to drugs that kill a wider variety of bacteria such as Bactrim (... Read More
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes, Keflex can: The use of most antibiotics which are used to treat bacterial infections may result in the removal of bacterias from the vaginal environment and allow... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: Everyone is different however this is not an unusual result of taking Keflex or other strong antibiotics. See your md to get the yeast infection treat... Read More
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Yes: Patients on Keflex can get yeast overgrowth and develop thrush, perianal and vaginal yeast infections. If your yeast infection is not responding to t... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Please call your: Gyn, whenever i give any of my pts antibiotics for more than 3 days i always rec using something like a Diflucan (fluconazole) to prevent yeast.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No need to wait: Why can't you take the yeast treatment yet? You don't need to finish your cephalexin (Keflex) first. If in doubt, check with the doctor's office where... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
Could be: It could be a yeast infection or simply a small cut since the burning is located in a specific area. I would go see a doctor and get tested for a poss... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
Colon and Rectal Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: Vaginal yeast infections are common with antibiotics treatments. Fluconazole is often given during or after treatment with no problems.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: Agree that a fungal yeast infection (candidiasis) would be most common type of vaginitis after antibiotic therapy. The fact that your symptoms have no... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
You : You should be seen again by your doctor if you are having yeast even while on diflucan (fluconazole). Usually Diflucan (fluconazole) should take care... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
Give it some time for the medications have full effect. You probably used steroids lotion for lichen lesions on your labia in the past so it is suscep... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Common: Yeast infections are common in females from antibiotic usage. Most doctors will call you in a prescription of Diflucan (fluconazole) if you let them... Read More

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