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Are There Any Effects On Fetus If You Have Had A Yeast Infection
Yeast and fetus: When you are pregnant - the uterus is a "sealed" container - so the only way a fetus would be affected is by absorbing any medication through the maternal blood stream via the placenta. Topical antifungal creams are generally safe to use in pregnancy since very little adsorption of the medicine occurs. But before using any meds while pregnant check with your doctor. ...Read more
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
10 weeks pregnant with yeast infection, how do I treat it? Dr does not want to medicate me for it, i want it gone safely, worried for fetus
Can an untreated vaginal yeast infection lead to a systemic yeast infection in the fetus or uterus?
No: Yeast infections are very common during pregnancy and there is no evidence that shows having a yeast infection during pregnancy will harm a fetus. However, recent research is looking into the possibity of yeast infections being associated with preterm birth. This possible association should be discussed with your obstetrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diflucam: Onky one pill per treatment course gives o side effects and it usually works. ...Read more
Yeast infection: also called vaginal candidiasis is a very common condition and not considered a STD. Yeast infection is caused by the fungus and some of the common reason is antibiotics. Diflucan (fluconazole) - antifungal medication and antifungal cream are drugs for treatment. Rec.: see your PCP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Inflammation: Yeast is a fungus that likes to grow in dark, moist, warm enviroments. It can cause inflammation and irritation to the tissue. Yeast can be a sign of other underlying medical problems such as diabetes, other disorders of sugar metabolism, hormone disorders, immune deficiencies, nutritional deficiencies, pregnancy, in relation to medications such as steroids..... ...Read more
Yes. Get it treated: Although this is not something that happens often, it is possible for vaginal yeast to cause intrauterine inflammation and preterm labor. Yeast infections are common in pregnancy. Call your OB today to get a prescription for the yeast. Avoid over the counter treatments until you've discussed them with OB. Clotrimazole for 7 days is considered safe, but there are other creams that OBs prefer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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