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?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
3586 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 29, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.