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A 29-year-old female asked:

never had candida til after taking doxycycline before hsg test now candida infection is reoccurring been treated once & it's back normal? what to do?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Glad you are normal: The yeast is always there but proliferates when the bacteria are suppressed by doxycycline. One or 2 oral doses of fluconazole reduce the yeast. Manipulation of the genital area and birth canal may cause irritation. Anyway it is now "back to normal" so you can relax.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2014

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