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Azo Yeast Infection
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
Azo aren't for yeast: Azo are not yeast infection pills. They are used to reduce bladder spasms. They don't treat utis but are used to help with symptoms while antibiotics can kick in. It's best to check in with your OB if you're having bladder trouble. A bladder infection that's untreated during pregnancy can spread to the kidney and possibly cause preterm birth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will Azo Yeast Infection prevention tablets interfere w/ a combination birth control pill? They contain small amounts of mistletoe and boneset herbs.
About 2 months ago I had a bad tooth infection and was taking a high dose of penicillin. Soon thereafter I had a really bad vagunal itch. I tried the 3 day Monistat and Azo for yeast infection. And 2 months later I still have a slight itch. Not as bad as
See a Provider: May still have yeast. May need to use an oral medication to get rid of it. There are other vaginal creams that are more effective than Monistat. Are you eating yogurt or taking a Probiotic? Since yeast lives in the gut, this may also be helpful. If you are still bothered, see a provider and check it out. ...Read more
I am 20 years old my last period took 4 pregnanc test said negative i been cramping all month did had a yeast infection took Azo the yeast infection is gone how can get my period ? I am not on birth control but i did take the morning after pill after ha
The : The Plan B likely interfered with your body's normal hormonal balance. It may take up to three months after taking it to get a period. However a blood pregnancy test is not a bad idea at this point. Otherwise, if your period does not come in the next month see your doctor. He/she can prescribe a pill that can induce a period, and then a birth control pill can be started to stabilize your period and prevent pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more
Is it okay to take Azo pills for penile yeast infection? Which medication is recommended for that kind of thing?
Check with your Ob: Pregnant women should always check first with their obstetricians before using any vaginal product. AZO Yeast probably would be harmless, but probably wouldn't work; it doesn't cure yeast, only treats the symptoms. There are many more effective over-the-counter productus. But your doctor may want to confirm the diagnosis and/or suggest a particular medication. Call the office. Good luck! ...Read more
Besides azo, what otc oral medications can i take for a yeast infection caused by antibiotic use?
Azo won't prevent: a yeast infection, altho oral probiotics MAY lessen the chance of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Bacteria from the digestive tract are the most common cause of UTI's. If diarrhea facilitates the introduction of bacteria into the urinary tract, preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea could theoretically help prevent UTIs. Dr. Anne ...Read more