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A 29-year-old female asked:

Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? what kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Yeast infection: These are quite common in pregnant women particularly during the second trimester. During pregnancy physicians recommend vaginal creams and suppositories only. The oral medication, Diflucan (fluconazole) (a single-dose medication), has not been proven safe during pregnancy and lactation.
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