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Can prednisone cause yeast infeciton or urinary infection

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Thrush: It's possible to get oral thrush (a yeast infection in the mouth).

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 18 years experience
Yes: it is the soap and salts that cause it not the bathtub. Also the length of time you spend in it. Long soaks can kill goid bacteria in your vagina th... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
As noted below.: Intercourse causes direct irritation to the urethra ( the short tube that connects your bladder to the outside) and perhaps by mechanically pushing ba... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Facilitate: Stones do not cause infection, but make it more likely for infection to occur. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole g... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Shiff
Anti-Aging Medicine 30 years experience
UTI risk: most urinary tract infections are simple and isolated events, however certain conditions increase your risk: female, diabetes, genetic anatomy, histor... Read More
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yeast- diflucan (fluconazole): Terazol (terconazole) 3, otc yeast creams like monistat, for utis many differnet antibiotics your gyn can treat both and send urine and vaginal cultu... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Following reasons:: Will lose protective effects of estrogen on bladder & urethral lining if ovaries were removed with uterus similar to, or might be actual, menopaus... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Immune deficiency: There are five classes of immunoglobulins: igg, iga, igm, igd, ige. The igg class of is composed of four different subtypes. Patients who lack, or ha... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Braden Richmond
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hard to say: One has to be careful that your are being diagnosed correctly. There is no known pattern for a relationship between ocp use and utis or yeast infecti... Read More