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is it really common for women to get a yeast infection after taking azithromycin

A female asked:
Dr. David Escobar
9 years experience Family Medicine
Any antibiotic: Yeast infections can occur with any use of antibiotics, as the natural flora of the vaginal tract can be disrupted. This disruption allows yeast infe ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
You can take both: together. however azithromycin will increase the risk of yeast infection and may have to take extra diflucan (fluconazole) for another 1-2 days
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Can be taken: together.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Probiotics: Please follow up with your PCP or during a virtual consultation. You may start a probiotic, but you may need a medication to treat the infection. A He ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Safe: but ineffective. There is lack of objective evidence that probiotics prevent or treat any illness. You may try over the counter yeast treatment. Get H ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Chlamydia infection: Hi, It is possible but please follow up with ur doctor to make sure the infection has eradicated completely, make sure to treat ur partner at the same ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended.: It is never recommended to self prescribe antibiotics. Inappropriate antibiotic use has led to the serious problem of resistant bacterial infections. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Ask the DR: Zithromax is probably safe during pregnancy. But it is a common cause for yeast problems. Unless you have both high fever and significant sinus pain, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast: This can happen very quickly with changes in the organisms inhabiting your body, and this is plenty of time for this to have occurred.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No affect: It has long been believed and said by some that antibiotics decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. But accordance with mayo clinic, thre ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
36 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : Yeast infections are more common then venerial warts. You have to be exposed to someone with warts to get them. Yeast infections come when you take a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You can use the terazol, (terconazole) it will not affect the chlamydia treatment at all.

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