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I have no other present health conditions except for persistent yeast infection (candidas glabrata). does long term fluconazole consumption affects my health? is it bad in any way?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Candida glabrata can be resistent to fluconazole and may need other antifungals or supressive regimen. CDC suggests 600 mg boric acid in a gelatin capsule vaginally daily for 3 weeks. Would discuss this with a gyn. https://www.healthline.com/health/candida-glabrata https://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment-guidelines/candidiasis.htm

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