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Can replens cause yeast infection

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Vaginal candida: This vaginal moisturizer will not cause yeast infection, but by altering the acidity and other features of the normal vaginal tissues it may potential... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Not usually: This vaginal lubricant could theoretically predispose to secondary yeast infections by changing the vaginal acidity and other secretions, but will not... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yeast infection: This vaginal lubricant is not likely to induce a yeast infection directly. If it significantly alters the acidity of the vagina, or changes other phys... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Unsure: Replens probably will not have an impact on yeast either way. One in ten women have yeast infections over and over and would benefit from treatment a... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 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 9 years experience
Immunocom: Immunocompromised patients and patinets on antibiotics, may also result from xerostoma and poorly fitting dentures and partials.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yeast sites vary: Yeast infections usually occur in the oral passages, vagina, foreskin and penis, and in the skin where there are creases( armpits, groin, breasts). Ta... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology 27 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 32 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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: The skin and soft tissues react to the yeast by producing rash and sometimes discharge. They can be very itchy.

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