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does biaxin cause yeast infections

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Any alteration of vaginal or perineal flora (normal population of organisms) can predispose to secondary yeast infection but single dose of biaxin (cl ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
45 years experience Endocrinology
There : There should be no problem taking either of these while also eating yogurt. They should work well and be absorbed well. Some antibiotics are not well ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
45 years experience Endocrinology
There : There should be no problem taking either of these while also eating yogurt. They should work well and be absorbed well. Some antibiotics are not well ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It may.: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Zonisamide (zonegran ) is medication used in seizure disorders unlikely to cause vaginal infections, see your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Any antibiotic...: ...Can contribute toward a yeast infection by removing competing bacteria.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Yeast infection: No, it treats it.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast infection: Antibiotics will make you more prone to get yeast infection.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
NO: Acidophilus is a bacterium and yeast is a fungus.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Buckman
41 years experience Family Medicine
NO: It does not cause the infections but if you originally had a mixed bacterial/candida infection and treat only the bacterial infection the yeast may pr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yeast infection: In females it is quite common to get yeast infection with augmentin(amoxil (amoxicillin) and clavulanate) antibiotic.
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taking antibiotics: Can kill normal bacteria - allowing for overgrowth of yeast. So the answer is yes - it can lead to overgrowth.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Yeast infection: No.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diflucan (fluconazole): No diflucan (fluconazole) is an anti-fungal medication
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not typically: Yeast infections typically cause redness and irritation, but not typically bumps that bleed. I would definitely be seen by a gynecologist so that you ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Many: Sulfa/trimethoprim is active against many bacteria including gram negative bacilli like e. Coli, gram positive cocci like staphylococcus aureus includ ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
No, not all.: But most do have the potential to allow yeast to proliferate because antibiotics that kill bacteria can kill the normal organisms that are pert of you ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
HYDROCORTISONE: Hydrocortisone creams sometimes makes fungal infections worse. If you are sure it's a fungal infection (how do you know?), then an otc cream like lotr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Unless other bacteria are involved.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: Yeast caused by yeast infection; herpes is virus. Sometimes yeast infection happens as complication to herpes.
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