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why cant i get ride of my yeast infection

A female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
14 years experience Gynecology
Infection: You may have a yeast infection, but it could also be bacterial vaginosis, or an STD like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or herpes. Since you can't get to the d ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Missed period: Antibiotics and infections can alter your cycle, but if you are sexually active, it is always a possibility you may be pregnant. Antibiotics also alt ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Broad spectrum antibiotic especially when taken for longer period often leads to vaginal yeast infection. It is unclear whether taking a probiotic al ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Yes: This is more likely in men who are not circumcised.
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Overgrowth: Yeast is a fungus found everywhere. The culture medium to grow yeast is a warm, dark, moist environment with nourishment. Put these microsocpic fung ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Common pathogen: Already present that when our defenses weaken take the opportunity to grow. http://www.m.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Imbalance of vaginal: bacterial flora. Yeast is normally present in small numbers in the vagina, Other bacteria, normally present there, keep yeast in check. If the balance ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shivinder Deol
46 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Sugar: High sugar intake, moist sweaty areas.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Casale
38 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A yeast infection is a fungal infection anyone can get.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Minnaar
Specializes in
Ask your pharmacist: Hi, Most yeast infection medication can be obtained over the counter. Please consult your pharmacist.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Any reason: Yes. Things that may encourage an excess growth of vaginal yeast include using antibiotics, having high estrogen levels (such as during pregnancy, hig ... Read More
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