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Yeast infection while period

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, you definitely can have a yeast infection while in your period.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: A yeast infection can be treated while a woman is on her period.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can have a yeast infection while you are on a period. Most of them start premenstrually and then if not treated may cause symptoms like itching. N ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Can use on period: but would recommend pads rather than tampons with infection.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Under the circumstances, requesting a prescription from you doctor for oral Diflucan (fluconazole) would be the best option.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: If you are using intravaginal creams they may wash out more rapidly during your period, but it should not be a problem using them.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prevention tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyho ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Sex: It is an infection that can be sexually transmitted.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes?: Or chronic antibiotic use (for acne).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PH changes: The pH of the vagina can change for a variety of reasons. To prevent yeast infections and bacterial overgrowths as a result, take a good probiotic da ... Read More
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