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does drinking beer cause yeast infections

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
15 years experience Psychiatry
No.: No. I don't know of any reason why consuming beer would cause the fungal infection, candidiasis.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Curtis
27 years experience General Practice
Doubtful: A yeast infections in the mouth is called thrush. It's generally caused by antibiotics that kill off normal mouth bacteria allowing the yeast to overg ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Get liver checked: You need to see a doctor and have your liver enzymes checked. Both diflucan (fluconazole) and alcohol are metabolized through the liver and you may ha ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Eisenberg
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Vaginal yeast infections are common and primarily due to the moist environment, hormonal fluxuations, antibiotic therapy (etc.) your beer drinking is ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oral yeast ?'s: Oral yeast (fungal) infection can be treated with oral mouth and throat medication. Ask your physician or a pharmacist in a local drug store about so ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
It's not the beer: I'm not sure why you're having yeast infections. Usually seen in people with immune deficiency problems OR those who've been on frequent antibiotics. ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Onier Villarreal Alejandro
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not directly, unless: Unless you are a diabetic. Most juices available in the market are very high in sugar. If your blood sugar is too high, that can make you more prone ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not good or bad: UNikely to have any effect on your yeast infection
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Wash eyes well: No bad effect. Make sure to wash both eyes with clean cold water. Consult a doctor for red watery eyes with discharge.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
40 years experience Family Medicine
No: If you truly have a yeast infection, drinking extra water would not have that result. You would need either an oral or intravaginal treatment to effec ... Read More

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