A 43-year-old female asked:
will i get a yeast infection taking doxycycline, prednisone and birth control pills all at the same time?
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Dr. Jeremy Stidham answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast infection: Antibiotics can predispose one to a yeast infection by killing off the "good bacteria" that would normally keep yeast at bay. Steroids can add to the problem by decreasing some the body's natural immune/inflammatory response to the yeast allowing it to proliferate.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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