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does diflucan affect ovulation

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
NO: will not affect your BCP
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Single dose.: "Use of long-term, high-dose Diflucan (fluconazole) during pregnancy may be associated with birth defects in infants." See: http://www.bing.com/sear ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Antiobiotics : Antiobiotics can decrease the effectiveness of your birth control pill. It is always recommended to use a back up method during treatment and for a we ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
Terazol (terconazole): Insert terazol (terconazole) 3, suppository or cream every night for 3 nights. Repeat the same 2 weeks later.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No effect on ovulation whatsoever. Good wishes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Shouldn't: It is an antifungal not an oral antibiotic!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It should: not.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
More info needed: The effect may be dose dependent, though unlikely to affect BBT (basal body temp). Bbt and the temperature elevation is a marker for ovulation and if ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Not in any negative or long-term way. Not one little bit.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: This should not happen.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not normally.: Please see your doctor for this issue.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, but...: No, taking antibiotics does not alter one's natural menstrual cycle. However, having an illness (such as a feverish, significant infection that leads ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parimal Parekh
37 years experience Pediatrics
NO: No corelation.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Amols
16 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Antibiotics do not have an affect on ovulation.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Like in women...: Clomid (clomiphene) increases the release of lh and fsh hormones from the pituitary gland. These hormones stimulate testosterone and sperm production ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: There is no effect on ovulation / fertilization or implantation. There are some antibiotics that clearly should be avoided in early pregnancy. In fa ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Tamoxifen is most commonly prescribed for the treatment of hormone (+) breast cancer. While tamoxifen may cause birth defects during pregnancy, it ac ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Magdala Beauvil
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: I always recommend a backup method while on antibiotics because the antibiotics may decrease the efficacy of the contraceptive method.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
53 years experience Gynecology
Probably no, Nuvarin: Nuvaring for f/p and do please che3ck with product information for details. Usually Ampicillin group have reports may decrease pills effectiveness.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It changes nothing with your period.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Shapiro
53 years experience Pain Management
Yes, but....: There is still no scientific evidence to support what doctors see clinically in their offices. Women seem to conceive after they learn to reduce felt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
IC: Hi. Exact cause of IC is not certain. IC is an internal bladder wall inflammatory disorder. Irritants are from the interior side of the bladder. Int ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Promulet: like all Birth Control pills SUPRESSES (PREVENTS) Ovulation...THAT"S how they woek! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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