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A 22-year-old female asked:

on amoxicillin, 500mg, 3 pills a day. a few days later, my vag to anus is itchy & burning sensation. caused yeast infection? can i take probiotics?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yeast medication: If you feel like you have a yeast infection then it is reasonable to try an over the counter yeast medication. These are available at any pharmacy. Probiotics are not likely to treat a true yeast infection

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