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what occurs to a yeast infection if it were left untreated by antibiotics?

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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
Anything: If a yeast infection is treated with antibiotics it may get worse. You need treatment specific for yeast.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

What are the chances of getting a yeast infection after starting antibiotics such as unison (sp?)

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Common: Many women develop a vaginal yeast infection when being treated with antibiotics. If this happens, there are a number of over-the-counter creams for yeast infections, or you can ask your doctor to prescribe a pill (fluconazole).
A 32-year-old member asked:

Dose antibiotics give u a yeast infection?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Yeast infection: Antibiotics can make you more prone to get yeast infection.
A 33-year-old member asked:

How soon after starting a dose antibiotics can I get a yeast infection?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
7 days: 7 days.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What kind of antibiotics are good for a yeast infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Antibiotics are not: used to treat yeast infections. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: Micon 7, Monistat, Vagistat, Gynazole, Femcare, Gyne-lotrimin & Mycelex.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What do you think, could my antibiotics kill my yeast infection?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
No: Make it worse actually.

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