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can wine cause yeast infections

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Doubtful: Yeast is an opportunistic organism. It is present in your body in some form most of the time. typically it only causes an infection when you're good b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yeast loves....: Maybe not, but remember that yeast loves the sugar in wine.
A female asked:
Dr. Mireya Wessolossky
31 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depending the dose: Most likely you are taking an anti fungal therapy for your yeast infection. I am not sure about the dose, but it is recommended to avoid alcohol is yo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not a great idea: Wine or alcohol is metabolized through the liver, and fluconazole also depends on the liver for processing. You don't want to over do it, so the profe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Any antibiotic...: ...Can contribute toward a yeast infection by removing competing bacteria.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
No: I have not found any evidence that drinking grapefruit juice (or eating grapefruit) will cause a yeast infection. Yeast infections are caused by yeast ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yeast: Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacteria that is a normal resident of the vagina in some women. It is not a yeast and does not cause yeast infection.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Yeast infection: No, it treats it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Candida yeast infections are rather common and generally do not cause serious medical conditions in normal men and women, so such infections would not ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yeast infection: Antibiotics will make you more prone to get yeast infection.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No, similar symptoms: Hemorrhoids don't cause yeast infections, but some of the symptoms can be similar, with anal irritation and itching. Don't guess at the diagnosis or t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Generally, no: Antibiotics and steroids and a few other Rx's can - but percocet alone is not related directly. Drink lots of water, avoid alcohol and harsh foods or ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Antiviral: Since Acyclovir is not an antibiotic it doesn't destroy normal vaginal or oral bacteria and thus doesn't lead to yeast infections.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Unless other bacteria are involved.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: A bacteria called helicobacter pylori is the most common cause of ulcers. The bacteria can be treated by antibiotics. It can be detected on endoscopy ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
It is possible: It is a nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication . Essentially it works as cortisone works and blocks the body's ability to resist infection and inf ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rarely: Yeast infections usually only grow on the surface of mucous membranes (mouth, throat, vagina) ; skin. Rarely, they can migrate up the urethra ; cause ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It can: If your vaginal tissues are raw, the friction from penile penetration may cause discomfort or pain.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Yeast overgrowth occurs from either infection or other medical conditions that change the usual ph of the area affected.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: Not sure what area of the body is infected, but if you mean vulvovaginitis, the answer is no. You should not have abdominal bloating from this.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Candidal vaginitis: If you are referring to vaginal candidiasis it is not likely to produce nausea. If this persists, go and see a doctor. Good luck.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: As well as itch.

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