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can you go swimming if you have a yeast infection

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soon: As long as the infection is treated completely with oral or vaginal medication, it is ok to go swimming. But, get out of your wet bathing suit right a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Treatment: If the rash is beginning to improve on prescribed medication, then a short swim with a parent is fine. Avoid over immersion of the area for more than ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes,as long as it's : being treated and you dry off well ,immediately afterwards.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A few tips: Change out of wet swim suits or dampened exercise clothes promptly. Avoid hot tubs & hot soaking baths (take showers). Wear pants that fit loosely, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Bondar
22 years experience Internal Medicine
It's not contagious : Yes, it's ok
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: It is unlikely that you will get a yeast infection from swimming. Depending on the hygienic conditions of the pool or lake, you may get certain kinds ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical eval: Can lead to accurate diagnosis. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Vaginal itch: Discharge itch, thick yougurt like discharge
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Others: Be sure to be checked for diabetes if you have not already. Try taking probiotics from the health food store as 2 caps three times daily for 1-2 week ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is not the: Normal presentation.

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