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Antibiotics Used To Treat Yeast Infections
Recently on antibiotics, treated for yeast infection. 4 days after, still in pain, looked and urethra is size of large marble.. concerning?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
What are signs of a yeast infection. Could a recent course of antibiotics cause it? If so save to use e.g. Canteen or needs to be treated different?
I had a DX ofBV last month and treated with antibiotic gel and then a single pill for Yeast infection as aside effect. the symptoms are returng. Hel?
Yeast and BV: Which symptoms are returning? Both of these conditions are prone to recurrences, particularly if your sexual partner is not treated simultaneously. Although not considered STDs, you can become recolonized with the same organisms that have become resident on the skin of his penis. Sometimes treating you both at the same time is effective. Best wishes. ...Read more
Where is it?: Do you have thrush in your mouth? Diarrhea? A rash? Any or all of these can be caused by a yeast infection after antibiotic use. Since you specify "male," I am guessing that you have a rash in the genital area. Use an over-the-counter fungal cream and see if that helps. Nystatin or clotrimazole can help, for itch relief sooner can mix it half and half with hydrocortisone cream: 7 days max. ...Read more
Yes: You can try monistat over the counter, but if it does not resolve see your doctor. ...Read more
I am on day 6 of a 10 day course of antibiotics. Now I have a yeast infection. Can I treat it now or should I wait to finish the antibiotics?
Can start now.: Some tx options include vaginal cream, ointment or suppository for sev. Days (7 to 14 days sometimes). Otc meds include Monistat (miconzole), vagistat-1 (tioconazole), femstat (buoconazole), Gyne-Lotrimin or mycelex( clotrimazole). Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) is taken once. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yeast infection: A bad yeast infection can be treated by a medicine called Diflucan (fluconazole) prescribed by your doctor. The current recommendation is to take probiotics daily while taking an antibiotic. The simplest form is that found in yogurt. There are numerous otc preparations also available. ...Read more
What can I use to treat a yeast infection OTC creams and antibiotics don't work and its more like constant itching?
If...: Over the counter medicines aren't working then i would go see a doctor so that they can prescribe you medications. ...Read more
I have a UTI and a yeast infection. Today is my last day of antibiotics. How long should I wait to treat the yeast infection?
Can treat: Immediately and wouldn't wait for it to become overwhelming. If topical otc ineffective after 2 days contact your doctor for oral antifungal. ...Read more
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