A 37-year-old female asked:
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can diflucan for yeast infection interfere with birth control or cause spotting?

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Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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No: Diflucan won`t intefere with birth control or cause spotting.The fungal infection ( candida or Thrush) can cause brownish discharge or thick white discharge.Don`t bath with antibacterial soaps. Can drink water with lemon daily and tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.Need to treat partner if recurrent infections.
Answered on Jun 12, 2020
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