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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your: Gyn, whenever i give any of my pts antibiotics for more than 3 days i always rec using something like a Diflucan (fluconazole) to prevent yeast.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
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It can: It certainly can, but it is one of the less likely antibiotics to do so when compared to drugs that kill a wider variety of bacteria such as Bactrim ( ... Read More
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, Keflex can: The use of most antibiotics which are used to treat bacterial infections may result in the removal of bacterias from the vaginal environment and allow ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Everyone is different however this is not an unusual result of taking Keflex or other strong antibiotics. See your md to get the yeast infection treat ... Read More
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Patients on Keflex can get yeast overgrowth and develop thrush, perianal and vaginal yeast infections. If your yeast infection is not responding to t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: You need to see your doctor for a prescription for the yeast infection.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need to wait: Why can't you take the yeast treatment yet? You don't need to finish your cephalexin (Keflex) first. If in doubt, check with the doctor's office where ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Could be: It could be a yeast infection or simply a small cut since the burning is located in a specific area. I would go see a doctor and get tested for a poss ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Vaginal yeast infections are common with antibiotics treatments. Fluconazole is often given during or after treatment with no problems.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diflucan (fluconazole): You physician can prescribe you a dose of diflucan (fluconazole) for this
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Agree that a fungal yeast infection (candidiasis) would be most common type of vaginitis after antibiotic therapy. The fact that your symptoms have no ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You should be seen again by your doctor if you are having yeast even while on diflucan (fluconazole). Usually Diflucan (fluconazole) should take care ... Read More

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